Improving the Practice of Conservation

 

Academic Institutions

Foundations of Success believes in supporting future practitioners who will one day be responsible for designing, managing, and evaluating conservation interventions.  Those we consider to be “tomorrow’s leaders” in conservation include:

  • Master’s and doctoral students in graduate conservation or applied environmental programs; and
  • Emerging professionals who are beginning or will soon begin their careers in applied conservation.

Related Projects

Smithsonian-Mason Global Conservation Studies Program

Smithsonian-Mason Global Conservation Studies Program

This 2-week, intensive adaptive management course is taught in partnership with the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) training center in Front Royal, Virginia, USA. We offered this course for the first time in the summer of 2011 and had an extremely diverse and engaged mix of participants. Due to its overwhelming […]

 

The Teaching Adaptive Management Network

The Teaching Adaptive Management Network

Since its launch in Spring 2007, the graduate course in Adaptive Management for Conservation Projects course has been repeated annually at the University of Maryland and has been reproduced in other academic institutions including the University of California Davis, University of Florida, Virginia Tech, Organization for Tropical Studies, and Eberswalde University. To help meet the […]

 

Training “Tomorrow’s Leaders” in Conservation

Training “Tomorrow’s Leaders” in Conservation

Interest in adaptive management training from academia is on the rise! FOS involvement in this trend has ranged from directly teaching or co-teaching courses to sharing materials with and providing advice to those interested in establishing courses on their own. Among the academic institutions paving the way in this exciting new trend are the University […]

 

MENTOR Fellowship Program

MENTOR Fellowship Program

Illegal hunting for the bushmeat trade in Eastern Africa is becoming as formidable a direct threat to wildlife as it has historically been in Western and Central Africa. To combat this threat, the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Wildlife Without Borders (WWB) program, and the College of African Wildlife Management […]

 

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