WCCN All-Partners Webinar: WCCN Emerging Leadership Initiative’s Toolkit – What We’ve Learned About Mentorship

WCCN All-Partners Webinar: WCCN Emerging Leadership Initiative’s Toolkit – What We’ve Learned About Mentorship The Emerging Leaders Working Group decided to invest intentionally and significantly in 2024 to advance our goal of creating a mentorship toolkit for emerging leaders. We are including resources for mentors, mentees and organizations seeking to establish mentorship programs within their […]

WCCN All-Partners Webinar: Upper Willamette Stewardship Network’s “A Collaborative Framework for Tribal Partnerships & Decolonization”

WCCN All-Partners Webinar: Upper Willamette Stewardship Network’s “A Collaborative Framework for Tribal Partnerships The Upper Willamette Stewardship Network has worked with local Native and Tribal partners to develop a framework for indigenous engagement and decolonization. This session will focus on best practices and case studies on how we have developed programs, partnerships, and funding models […]

Threaded Together: Strategies for Engaging Emerging Leaders

The session at Confluence reminded us that this work – engaging young people in conservation, cultivating their passion, and creating opportunities for growth – are the building blocks for a career of impact. They are also key components of mentorship, and feedback from this session will inform the creation of a mentorship toolkit, which will be available later this year.

Collaborative Conservation Tools & Resources

photo by Miguel Angel

We at the Western Collaborative Conservation Network (WCCN) and the Center for Collaborative Conservation (CCC) have put together a collaborative, live document: “Collaborative Conservation Tools and Resources”.

Reflections on Confluence 2024 Keynote Speaker: Lorraine Marquez Eiler

Lorraine Marquez Eiler, who is a Hia C-ed O’odham Elder, and the co-founder and board vice-president of the International Sonoran Desert Alliance (ISDA – https://www.isdanet.org/), was our keynote speaker for Confluence 2024. And I couldn’t have been more honored and excited when she accepted our invitation to come speak with the Confluence audience as our keynote. Lorraine is a collaborative visionary with decades of experience, not only working with partners from a variety of professional backgrounds, but among partners from three different nations – the Tohono O’odham Nation, Mexico, and the United States.

The Magic of Confluence

by Aireona Bonnie-Raschke My objectives for Confluence have been to (1) create a in-person platform for knowledge sharing and learning, and (2) create space for networking and community-building among the people of the collaborative conservation field. There are many things to appreciate about Confluence 2024 that allow us to do those two things – the […]

National Forest Foundation’s Collaborative Capacity Program for Forests & Communities

The National Forest Foundation is thrilled to announce the launch of the Collaborative Capacity Program for Forests & Communities (CCP). The CCP is a new program that builds capacity within and across collaborative groups to achieve forest stewardship goals in ways that are most inclusive and equitable. The program views collaboration as a cornerstone for […]

WCCN All-Partners Webinar: National Forest Foundation’s Collaborative Capacity Program for Forests & Communities

WCCN All-Partners Webinar: National Forest Foundation’s Collaborative Capacity Program for Forests & Communities The National Forest Foundation’s is launching “Collaborative Capacity Program for Forests & Communities” a NEW funding and technical assistance program supporting collaboration for forest stewardship, including co-stewardship with Tribal Nations. Join Jaimie Baxter and Rebecca Brickner from the National Forest Foundation to […]

CCC News: April 2024

See what the CCC is up to this month in our monthly newsletter- this month, we’re thinking deeply about feedback, hosting Fellows Cohort 14, reflecting on WCCN Confluence 2024, saving the date for CFC Summit, and more! Read it all here: https://mailchi.mp/2b3399ff9f87/ccc-news-april-2024