Strategic Plan for Painted Dog Conservation (2011)

Penned in 2011, the Painted Dog Conservation Strategic Plan uses the Open Standards to achieve species conservation in almost flawless detail. The document steps through targets, viability, threats and situation…

Measuring the Effectiveness of State Wildlife Grant Projects: Phase I Report (2010)

This report is a good example of how a national agency used results chains to develop common theories of change, objectives and indicators in order to assess effectiveness at varying scales…

Healthy Country Planning (~2019)

Healthy Country Planning is an adaptation of the Open Standards developed for use in participative and cross-cultural situations – typically with Indigenous communities. To better enable this, the language of the…

Climate-Smart Conservation Standards Webinars (2018)

This series of 4 webinar recordings by Marcia Brown (FOS) and John Morrison (WWF) provides an overview of the Climate-Smart Open Standards.  Another good base resource is the National Wildlife…

Conservation Audit Guidelines and Tool (2020)

Updated to reflect Version 3.0 released in December 2020. Developed and maintained by the CMP Conservation Audits Working Group, the Conservation Audit Guidelines and Tool facilitate an efficient analysis of…

Glossary of CS Terms Translated to Lao (2017)

The ongoing Integrated Conservation of Biodiversity and Forests project in Laos has been translating and tailoring OS materials for local use. Two key elements of this are Lao translations of:…

The Road Traveled in Chile: Winner Case Study Competition 2018

The inspiring Road Traveled in Chile:Lessons and Challenges in Strengthening Adaptive Management in a National System of Protected Areas won the 2018 Case Study Competition handsomely.