Adapting to Change in the Crown of the Continent: An Ecosystem Scale Approach to Collaborative Management
This primer introduces one of the first targeted, landscape-scale approaches to adaptive management: the Adaptive Management Initiative of the Roundtable on the Crown of the Continent. The full document, including background information about the region, case studies, and important evaluation measures for similar work, can be downloaded here.
Matthew McKinney, "The Realities of Regional Stewardship: From Urban Issues to Natural Landscapes," Public Land and Resources Law Review 29(2008): 123-140.
Mike Clark, et al., Conservation of the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem: An Assessment of Current Conditions, Emerging Threats, and Possibilities for Maintaining the Region’s Cultural Attributes, Natural Treasures, and Communities (National Parks Conservation Association, Fall 2008).
Tony Prato and Dan Fagre, eds., Sustaining Rocky Mountain Landscapes: Science, Policy, and Management for the Crown of theContinent Ecosystem (Resources for the Future, 2007).
Matthew McKinney, et al., Governing Across Boundaries: Regional Land Management in the Crown of the Continent (Natural Resources Conflict Resolution Program, The University of Montana, December 15, 2006).
Joseph Sax and Robert Keiter, "The Realities of Regional Resource Management: Glacier National Park and Its Neighbors Revisited," Ecology LawQuarterly 33 (2006): 233-312.
Ralph Waldt, Crown of the Continent: The Last Great Wilderness of theRocky Mountains (Riverbend Publishing, 2004).
Dena Pedynowski, "Prospects for Ecosystem Management in the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem, Canada-United States: Survey and Recommendations," Conservation Biology 17(2003): 1261-1269.
Lex Blood, et al., Crown of theContinent: Profile of a Treasured Landscape (The Crown of the Continent Ecosystem Education Consortium, 2002).
Erica Konrad, et al., State of the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem: Flathead/Castle Transboundary Region (Miistakis Institute for the Rockies, January 1999).
G. F. Darrow, et al., The Crown of the Continent Project: A New Approach forIntegrated Research, Education, and Interpretation of Ecological and Human Relationships within theCrown of the Continent Ecosystem in Montana, British Columbia, and Alberta (Glacier National Park, 1990).
Joseph Sax and Robert Keiter, "Glacier National Park and Its Neighbors: A Study of Federal Interagency Relations," Ecology Law Quarterly 14 (1987): 207-264.