Collaboration: What's in it for Environmentalists?
Thursday, May 22, 2008, 1:30pm 3:00pm

Mary O'Brien, Ph.D. (Moderator), Grand Canyon Trust
Richard Roos-Collins, Natural Heritage Institute
Matt Skroch, Sky Islands Alliance

Track: Matching the Process to the Problem: Navigating Process Choices

Environmentalists are often participating in a multi-stakeholder collaboration for the first time. This session examines the perspective of three long-time environmental advocates in current formal and informal collaborations, with thoughts on professional and informal leadership of and within the collaborations, and benefits to environmentalists through effective participation. Brief presentations will be followed by general discussion.

Primary Target Audience(s): ECR Practitioners/Attorney Mediators Government Staff (Federal, State, Local and Tribal) Non-governmental Organizations

Basic Principles for Agency Engagement in ECR OMB and CEQ
FAHCE Settlement Agreement (2003-01-06)
Final Collaboration Guidelines 3-07
Guidelines for Effective Collaboration
P-2009 Settlement Amendment (2005-01-28)
Roos-Collins Handouts