Advanced Topics in Environmental Management: Conservation Results
This seminar actively engages students in understanding how to accomplish conservation outcomes through 1) governmental processes – passing legislation/ballot measures and creating protected areas, 2) nonprofit organization initiatives – conserving landscapes, and 3) multi-party negotiations. The course uses case studies, actively engages students in discussions and role-playing, and includes conservation experts to share practical experiences and lessons learned. Objectives are to understand ways to create durable solutions for conservation, learn how to navigate critical public and private processes and gain valuable insights from perspectives of many different players. The course integrates diverse perspectives and issues related to equity and inclusion throughout the course and in the discussions.