Ecosystems - Wildlife: Terrestrial and Endangered Resources Program
Adaptive Management is a structured approach to resource management. Through this iterative process, managers and scientists team together to improve resource management over time by learning from management outcomes. Adaptive Management entails a multi-step process:
USGS scientists cooperate with land management agencies such as the Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service to develop and utilize adaptive management strategies and tools.
To learn more about Adaptive Management within the Department of the Interior, visit http://www.doi.gov/archive/initiatives/AdaptiveManagement/.