An ArcGIS Online (AGOL) page containing historical and predictive maps developed by James Hatten of the USGS for the southwestern willow flycatcher habitat across the southwestern United States. The model outputs a range of probabilities for suitable and less suitable habitat in 20% probability classes. This project shows that the satellite model adequately predicts flycatcher habitat rangewide, but it lacks the ability to predict which patches will be occupied in a given year.
A look at several case studies from conservation practitioners and ornithological social scientists to highlight six core principles of translational ecology - an intentional approach in which researchers and practitioners from multiple disciplines collaborate on conservation management. The authors demonstrate how implementing collaboration, engagement, communication, commitment, process, and decision-framing can lead to improved conservation decision-making and delivery of outcomes applicable to specific management decisions.
The Cross Watershed Network (XWN) began as a regional network that connected watershed practitioners (practitioners) across watersheds in the Southwest U.S. through information sharing, collective capacity building, and collaboration. Members of the XWN Steering Committee wrote this case study to provide “lessons learned” for others who are setting up and implementing communities of practice and peer- learning networks.
The human element of restoration success: Manager characteristics affect vegetation recovery following invasive Tamarix control
Sher et al. 2020
Richard B Primack et al. 2021
Institutionalizing Collaborative Problem-Solving as a Way of Doing Business with Federal Natural Resource Agencies
This white paper was written by the Western Collaborative Conservation Network's Public Policy Working Group: Jessica Western and Heather Johnson.
Local Southwest Utah Partnership Engages Youth to Mitigate Flood Damage, Control Invasive Species, and Restore Native Habitat; Wesley Pickett
Local Southwest Utah Partnership Engages Youth to Mitigate Flood Damage, Control Invasive Species, and Restore Native Habitat Wesley Pickett1*, Ian Torrence2, Aaron Wilson3 1American Conservation Experience, Hurricane, UT, USA; firstname.lastname@example.org 2American Conservation Experience, Flagsta
Watershed Management Group’s River Run Network Trevor Hare*1, Lisa Shipek2, Catlow Shipek3 1River Restoration Biologist, Watershed Management Group, Tucson, Arizona USA; email@example.com; 520 906-9854 2Executive Director, Watershed Management Group, Tucson, Arizona, USA 3Polic