Adaptive management is not a new concept particularly in international development. As long ago as 1983, Dennis Rondinelli, had alluded to many of the problems with the uncertainty in development work and advocated for approaches that are more iterative and adaptive, that allows space for incremental learning… 2,352 more words
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Portland Sustainable Landscapes: Toward Health and Diversity - Creating an Organizational Structure for Implementation
An Office of Sustainable Landscapes that oversees all landscapes within the City and provides active leadership to both private and commercial property owners through the following: 6,168 more words
The following is intended as a template for action or a beginning point for a discussion that is long overdue.
Landscapes are more complex than most people realize. 5,333 more words
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
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