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Using 'adaptive co-management' strategies for uncertain freshwater futures

Global freshwater systems are becoming increasingly variable and unpredictable, largely due to the impacts of human pressures and climate change (see, for discussion, this paper (pdf) 1,051 more words

Freshwater

"Open Standards" for the Practice of Conservation

How Can Conservation Organizations share a common language and framework for increased learning and adaptive management? 

In a world with competing interests and an ever increasing pressure on the natural world, it is important that resources spent on biodiversity conservation are used to their utmost efficacy. 570 more words

Conservation

Malleefowl Forum Proceedings now online

In September 2014, the Malleefowl Adaptive Management team visited Dubbo to participate in the National Malleefowl Forum. Recently the Forum Proceedings have been published online… 348 more words

Adaptive Management

Adaptive management of a mainland-island metapopulation

Earlier this year, Ecological Applications published one of QAEcologist Darren Southwell‘s PhD thesis chapters as an article. In it, Darren builds a model of a threatened species following mainland-island metapopulation dynamics and investigates the relative merits of adding new habitat patches, extending the area of existing patches and leaving the metapopulation alone. 268 more words

Adaptive Management

Volunteers for the Long Haul

Good old Knoxville, Tennessee — this scruffy little town that I love — will host the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), a dismal bureaucracy, on May 26, 2016. 589 more words

‘Reed Canyon’ and Crystal Springs Creek: 'Reclaiming' a Natural Area

The landscape is the land we live in.  It is the place and the territory that surrounds us: built, disturbed, neglected or purposeful.  A garden is a piece of that landscape that we have defined as special, that we have applied our own purpose to, a theme, above and beyond the natural forces at work across its face to grow plants of our choice.  9,106 more words

Horticulture