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Collaboration Trainings

Pinchot Institute for Conservation
http://www.pinchot.org
Course: Leadership: Mobilizing People to Act

BLM Training Center: The Partnership Series
http://www.ntc.blm.gov/partner
Course: Community-based Partnerships and Ecosystems for a Healthy Environment

StrategyWorks, Inc.
www.strategyworksinc.com
Courses: Offers numerous courses in Partnership and Alliance Building, Collaboration, Vision and Strategic Direction.

CDR Associates
http://www.mediate.org
Courses: Collaborative Natural Resource Management, Resolving Public Policy Conflicts, Natural Resource Conflict Management, Collaborative Meeting Design and Facilitation, and many more.

RESOLVE, Inc
http://www.resolv.org/
Courses: Beyond Training: Collaborative Leadership Coaching and Peer Learning Program, Work Group Leadership, Negotiating Environmental Disputes.

Integrations 5209
http://www.integr8.com/
Course: Collaborative Stewardship: Creating Productive Relationships with People and the Land

ICA Associates
http://www.icacan.ca
Courses: Group Facilitation; Facilitated Planning; Participation Paradigm; Community Development Intensive; The Art and Science of Participation.

Institute for Conservation Leadership
http://www.icl.org 
Courses: Training on all phases of the collaborative process is custom designed for the client, including long-term support to groups engaged in specific collaborative efforts.

Institute for Environmental Negotiation (IEN), University of Virginia
http://www.virginia.edu/~envneg/IEN.html
Offers case-specific mediation, research, and training.

Institute for Participatory Management and Policy (IPMP)
http://www.ipmp.com/
Courses: SDIC: Systematic Development of Informed Consent; CPO: Citizen Participation-by-Objectives; Leadership: in Guiding a Public-Sector Decision-Making Process.

Mosaic.net International, Inc.
http://www.mosaic-net-intl.ca/
Courses: Participatory Development Concepts, Tools And Application In PRA Methods; Participatory Monitoring And Evaluation Workshop; Advanced Facilitator’s Retreat.

NTL Institute
http://www.ntl.org/
Courses: Collaborative Negotiation and Conflict Management Strategies; Advanced Group Process Consultation; Creating and Sustaining High Performing Teams.

The Sonoran Institute
http://www.sonoraninstitute.org

U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution
http://www.ecr.gov/
ECR does not provide training but does assist federal agencies with specific natural resource conflicts.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife National Conservation Training Center
http://training.fws.gov/
Courses: Working through Conflict; Negotiation Strategies and Techniques; Complex Environmental Negotiation; Community-Based Consensus Building.

Washington State University: Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources (CSANR)
http://csanr.wsu.edu/
Course: Workshops for Sustainability: Creating a Sustainable Future for Fish, Water and People.


Other Resources

Social Science to Improve Fuels Management: A Synthesis of Research on Collaboration (GTR NC-257)
This 84-page report has a good set of cases studies and the lead author, a silviculturist, was among 2 research scientists who participated in the collaborative process that resulted in the region’s northern goshawk guidelines of about 15 years ago. See www.ncrs.fs.fed.us/pubs/gtr/gtr_nc257.pdf.