Current Cohort

Meet our 8th Cohort of Collaborative Conservation Fellows!

On March 1, 2016, the Center for Collaborative Conservation (CCC) awarded seven fellowships to form the eighth cohort of CCC Fellows. These fellows include three graduate students, two teams, one faculty member, and one conservation practitioner. In addition, several undergraduate CCC Interns will be selected to work with the new CCC Fellows. 

This eighth cohort of CCC fellows are focusing their work in six diverse locations that include:

  • Kenya
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Estonia
  • Philippines
  • Honduras

Of the fellows working in the United States, one is in Montana and Oregon, one is in Colorado, and one is in Wyoming and Colorado. 

Diverse problems

This cohort is focusing on problems as diverse as:

  • Comprehensive solutions to conserve Pteropus vampyrus Linnaeus
  • Citizen science best practices for marine protected areas 
  • Social learning within adaptive grazing management
  • Community collaboration and member-owner engagement 
  • Second homeowner engagement in supporting healthy communities
  • Cultivating an international pastoralist network 
  • Intersections of voluntourism, conservation and livelihoods