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Adaptive Management

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Adaptive management is "learning by doing" and adapting based on what is learned, in an objective, science-based management strategy that explicitly recognizes and delineates uncertainty. ...

Adaptive Management

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February 29, 2016 The Adaptive Management process offers a unique mix of management and science to "learn from doing" and decrease uncertainty over time. ...

Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

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December 20, 2016

Decision Support for Adaptive Tidal Wetland Restoration and Management | Landscape Conservation Cooperative Network

Modified 2016-12-28
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Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) - Adaptive Management and Monitoring Planning and Implementation

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Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) - Adaptive Management and Monitoring Planning and Implementation

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Assessment of connectivity and enhancement of adaptive management capacity on Navajo Nation lands | Landscape Conservation Cooperative Network

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Decision Support Tools for Adaptive Management Projects in Prairie and Wetland Habitats on National Wildlife Refuges and Wetland Management Districts in USFWS Regions 3 and 6 | Landscape Conservation Cooperative Network

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Adaptive Management

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February 29, 2016 The Adaptive Management process offers a unique mix of management and science to "learn from doing" and decrease uncertainty over time. ...

Connecting Tribal and First Nation Adaptive Management and Climate Related Activities in the Crown of the Continent | Landscape Conservation Cooperative Network

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Adaptive harvest management of waterfowl: implementation and evolution

Modified 2012-02-02
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/5211177 (HTML Document 14.72 KB)

Adaptive harvest management of waterfowl: implementation and evolution OCLC: 41119498 PDF on file: 5883_Kendall.pdf and 5883_Kendall_whole ... Published: Adaptive Management Forum: linking management and science to achieve ecological sustainability. Proceedings of 1998 provincial science forum on adaptive management First page: ...

Adaptive management of social-ecological systems: the path forward

Modified 2016-08-03
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By: Abstract Adaptive management remains at the forefront of environmental management nearly 40 years after its original conception, largely because ... we have yet to develop other methodologies that offer the same promise. Despite the criticisms of adaptive management and the numerous failed attempts ... to implement it, adaptive management has yet to be replaced with a better alternative. The concept persists because it is simple, allows action ... despite uncertainty, and fosters learning. Moving forward, adaptive management of social-ecological systems provides policymakers, managers and scientists ...

Scenarios for forest reserve expansion and adaptive management under alternative climate change scenarios in the northern Great Lakes | Landscape Conservation Cooperative Network

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An Adaptive Management Approach to Assessing Water as a Critical Habitat Need for Lesser Prairie-Chicken Reproduction | Landscape Conservation Cooperative Network

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Adaptive management of natural resources-framework and issues

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70034933 (HTML Document 18.62 KB)

Journal of Environmental Management Abstract Adaptive management, an approach for simultaneously managing and learning about natural resources, has ... conservation claim that adaptive management is the approach they use in meeting their resource management responsibilities. Yet there remains considerable ... ambiguity about what adaptive management actually is, and how it is to be implemented by practitioners. The objective of this paper is to present a ... framework and conditions for adaptive decision making, and discuss some important challenges in its application. Adaptive management is described as a two ...

Adaptive Management for Threatened and Endangered Species

https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pwrc/science/adaptive-management-threatened-and-endangered-species?qt-science_center_objects=1 (HTML Document 58.45 KB)

Australia to develop adaptive frameworks for management of polar bears, wolves, Tasmanian devils, Florida scrub-jays, bull trout, Mead’s milkweed ... , and humpback chub, among other species. The Future: A vision for the use of adaptive management under the U.S. Endangered Species Act was published in ... Science Center Objects Contacts Email: mrunge@usgs.gov Phone: 301-497-5748 The Science: We have worked closely with management agencies in the US and ...  the Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management in 2011. We are currently helping develop the Recovery Plan for polar bears, and are working with the USFWS ...

An introduction to adaptive management for threatened and endangered species

Modified 2012-11-01
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70040579 (HTML Document 19.63 KB)

An introduction to adaptive management for threatened and endangered species Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management By: Abstract Management of ... threatened and endangered species would seem to be a perfect context for adaptive management. Many of the decisions are recurrent and plagued by ... uncertainty, exactly the conditions that warrant an adaptive approach. But although the potential of adaptive management in these settings has been extolled ... Management, we hope to reinvigorate the appropriate application of adaptive management for threatened and endangered species by framing such management in ...

Adaptive Management for Threatened and Endangered Species

https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pwrc/science/adaptive-management-threatened-and-endangered-species (HTML Document 58.45 KB)

Australia to develop adaptive frameworks for management of polar bears, wolves, Tasmanian devils, Florida scrub-jays, bull trout, Mead’s milkweed ... , and humpback chub, among other species. The Future: A vision for the use of adaptive management under the U.S. Endangered Species Act was published in ... Science Center Objects Contacts Email: mrunge@usgs.gov Phone: 301-497-5748 The Science: We have worked closely with management agencies in the US and ...  the Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management in 2011. We are currently helping develop the Recovery Plan for polar bears, and are working with the USFWS ...

Adaptive Management for Threatened and Endangered Species

https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pwrc/science/adaptive-management-threatened-and-endangered-species?qt-science_center_objects=9 (HTML Document 58.45 KB)

Australia to develop adaptive frameworks for management of polar bears, wolves, Tasmanian devils, Florida scrub-jays, bull trout, Mead’s milkweed ... , and humpback chub, among other species. The Future: A vision for the use of adaptive management under the U.S. Endangered Species Act was published in ... Science Center Objects Contacts Email: mrunge@usgs.gov Phone: 301-497-5748 The Science: We have worked closely with management agencies in the US and ...  the Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management in 2011. We are currently helping develop the Recovery Plan for polar bears, and are working with the USFWS ...

Passive and active adaptive management: Approaches and an example

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70035059 (HTML Document 18.00 KB)

Journal of Environmental Management Abstract Adaptive management is a framework for resource conservation that promotes iterative learning-based ... decision making. Yet there remains considerable confusion about what adaptive management entails, and how to actually make resource decisions adaptively ... . A key but somewhat ambiguous distinction in adaptive management is between active and passive forms of adaptive decision making. The objective of this ... paper is to illustrate some approaches to active and passive adaptive management with a simple example involving the drawdown of water impoundments ...