Guides & Case Studies

Analyzing and interpreting spatial information.

Two Pilot Watersheds Selected in Puerto Rico and Process Begins in US Virgin Islands

By Brent Murry, CLCC Science Coordinator, US Fish and Wildlife Service

The Steering Committee has focused the Cooperative’s attention on developing landscape conservation design (LCD) as a tool to facilitate collaborative, large landscape conservation and to help address multiple shared partner objectives (i.e. ecosystem integrity, human well-being, and preservation of cultural and historical resources). Recognizing that this level of collaborative conservation is not well-tested, the decision was made to select a pilot area to focus the Cooperative’s efforts. Focusing in a pilot area allows the Cooperative to focus resources and align partner investments and...