Fort Collins Science Center

Policy Analysis and Decision Support

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Date published: November 10, 2018
Status: Active

Conservation Introductions: Enhancing Decision Support for the Pacific Northwest and Pacific Islands

This research effort is an interagency partnership between U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to systematically explore the issues, viewpoints, and concerns within the Service in relation to conservation introductions. Conservation introduction is the planned, intentional moving of species, populations or genotypes to a location outside a target’s native range. 

Date published: July 6, 2018
Status: Active

Collaboration and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) established the Collaboration and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program in 1997 in order to comply with federal mandates and assist the BLM field in working effectively with other agencies, state, local, and Tribal governments, interest groups, stakeholders, and the public.

Contacts: Nina Burkardt
Date published: July 6, 2018
Status: Active

Designing and Evaluating Decision Support Tools (DSTs)

Effective environmental management requires integrating scientific information into complex decision making processes.

Date published: July 6, 2018
Status: Active

Human Dimensions of Ecological Drought

Ecological impacts of drought have been rarely considered compared to agricultural or municipal water supply effects.

Date published: July 6, 2018
Status: Active

Social and Ecological Resilience in Southwestern Colorado

Understanding potential changes in ecological, social, and climate systems can help managers and decision makers take actions to ensure that natural landscapes and human communities remain healthy and are able to provide essential ecosystem services now and in the future.

Date published: October 24, 2016
Status: Active

Policy Analysis and Decision Support

Social and Economic Analysis Branch Social Scientists investigate the process of environmental decision making and how stakeholder engagement strategies,  policies, institutions, and decision support tools influence management outcomes.

Date published: August 17, 2016
Status: Active

Negotiation Skills for Natural Resource Professionals: Building a Foundation

The Fort Collins Science Center's Social and Economic Analysis (SEA) Branch has been conducting and publishing research on multi-party natural resource negotiation since the 1980s. This research has led to the development of the basic negotiation training courses. This course is a mix of lecture, hands-on training, and discussion. Please join us and other natural resource professionals facing ...

Contacts: Nina Burkardt
Date published: July 12, 2016
Status: Active

Strategies and Tactics for the Experienced Natural Resource Negotiator

In 2021, the advanced negotiation course, "Strategies and Tactics for Experienced Natural Resource Negotiator", will not be offered.

Contacts: Nina Burkardt