Improving the Practice of Conservation

 

Government Agencies

To date, our work with government institutions spans local, state, and federal agencies within the United States, as well as governmental bodies in Canada, Europe, and Latin America.  Foundations of Success partners with these agencies at the multiple scales on which they work to integrate adaptive management principles into the public sector.


Related Projects

Baltic Sea Protected Areas

Baltic Sea Protected Areas

Inspired by work in Kosterhavets and Ytre Hvaler National Parks, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) decided to work with its country administrative boards to integrate adaptive management in a network of 5 Baltic Sea Protected Areas (BSPAs). FOS has supported this initiative by offering process guidance and technical assistance to piloting Adaptive Collaborative Management […]

 

Kosterhavets and Ytre Hvaler Marine National Parks

Kosterhavets and Ytre Hvaler Marine National Parks

One protected area at a time, Sweden and Norway have been expanding the use of the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation to improve collaboration and develop sound management plans. This work started in 2008 when FOS guided a Swedish to improve collaboration and develop sound management plans. This work started in 2008 when […]

 

Axios Delta

Axios Delta

The Axios Delta is a relatively natural Mediterranean delta just next to Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city. The delta is now part of the European network of biological importance (Natura 2000), which means that Greece is legally obligated to maintain its natural values. In 2008-2009, FOS assisted the Management Authority – a multi-stakeholder platform for […]

 

Assessing Effectiveness of Fish and Wildlife Conservation

Assessing Effectiveness of Fish and Wildlife Conservation

Across 56 US states and territories, Wildlife Action Plans have been guiding actions to conserve wildlife and habitat before they become rarer and more costly to protect. Yet, few states can truly demonstrate the degree to which the actions they are supporting are effective. This situation will change in the near future, however, with the […]

 

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