Building Capacity for the Second Generation of Protected Area Management Plans in Western Mongolia

    Story by Tuguldur Enkhtsetseg (TNC) and Munkhchuluun Basan (WWF), CCNet Mongolia franchise leaders.  Western Mongolian Protected Areas protect unique conservation targets, including snow leopards, wild sheep, and lakes. In 2012, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) of Mongolia approved the  Conservation Standards approach for…

Strengthening Protected Areas in Magallanes, Chile

Story from Irina Montenegro, WWF Chile/CCNet Latin America Franchise   CONAF, the National Forest Corporation in Chile, is responsible for the administration of the Wildlife Protected Areas. In 2016, CONAF adopted the Open Standards as the main methodological framework for their management plans. This past June, the CONAF regional office based in Magallanes (the largest and…

Open Standards for Public Protected Areas in Chile

Story from Irina Montenegro, WWF-Chile In November 2016, an introductory Open Standards workshop was held during the National Congress on Protected Public Areas in Chile. During the workshop, 30 park rangers and professional conservationists from the Chilean Ministry of Environment,…