USFWS/NCTC Managing By Network

Episodes

America's Great Outdoors Initiative
2015 Oct 1525m 59s
Learn how the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, state agencies, private landowners, educational institutions and community organizations came together to connect area youth to their heritage with Jeremiah Martinez, Supervisory Natural Resource Specialist, Recreation, Conejos Peak Ranger District, CO, USFS.
Evaluating Partnerships in Conservation 1 Introduction Interplay
2015 Oct 1526m 42s
Explore an evaluators insights into Wicked Problems and the Theory of Change with Matthew Birnbaum, Ph.D., Instructor, Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy. Lean how to apply these evaluation concepts to the goals and objectives of conservation partnerships.
Evaluating Partnerships in Conservation 2 Logic Models
2015 Oct 1520m 17s
Review how logic models are used as evaluation planning, implementation, and assessment tools for conservation with Matthew Birnbaum, Ph.D., Instructor, Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy.
Evaluating Partnerships in Conservation 3 Assessment
2015 Oct 1530m 39s
Learn more about the methodology of evaluation and the importance of validity, usefulness, feasibility and distribution. Discover what criteria to use in rating an evaluation plan with Matthew Birnbaum, Ph.D., Instructor, Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy.
Evaluating Partnerships in Conservation 4 Incredibly Practical Tips
2015 Oct 1512m 37s
Practical Tips with Matthew Birnbaum, Ph.D., Instructor, Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy, provides useful insights on evaluation capacity building through internal and/or third-party evaluation expertise.
Ladder of Inference
2015 Oct 153m 58s
The Ladder of Inference helps us recognize how our perceptions and assumptions can affect our beliefs and actions. It reminds us to pause and check in, make our assumptions explicit, and take the time to explore everyone else's. The Ladder of Inference is an example of cognitive bias and was developed by organizational psychologist Chris Argyris and used by Pete Senge in his book, The Fifth Discipline. Learn more with Susan Goodwin, Collaboration and Conflict Management Specialist, DOI Office of Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution.
The Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program- Community-Based Solution
2015 Oct 1527m 48s
Competing community interests related to water access, use, and conservation sets the stage for the Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Plan. Discover the practices used to support stakeholder collaboration. Learn more about how water law, hydrology, drought of record, threatened and endangered species and stakeholder analysis provided a context for community discussion with Kevin Connally, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, Washington State Office, USFWS.
A Facilitator's Best Practices
2015 Oct 1017m 54s
Facilitation has been called "a state of mind and a set of skills." When you step into the role of facilitator, your primary focus shifts from the "what" to the "how" as you take on some new responsibilities for group's communication. Explore the role, responsibilities, and practices found in a facilitator's toolkit with Anne Desmarais, Assistant Director, Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy.
Building Action Agendas for Better Collaboration
2015 Jan 1525m 8s
An Action Agenda provides a visual script to get your players across the stage in achieving the goals of collaboration. Understand how to translate individual task and time commitments into an overall budget and cost-benefit analysis of a collaborative undertaking using an Action Agenda Matrix with Cate Bradley, MLA, Ph.D., Landscape Architect, RTCA, NPS.
Collaboration Decision Space
2015 Jan 153m 58s
Mapping the decision-making space early in the formation of a collaborative helps manage expectations, define roles, and inform the scope and scale of community collaboration. Learn more about how to define the decision-making space of a collaborative enterprise with Joy Lujan, Community Planner, RTCA, NPS.