For over 30 years, Community Conservation has helped produce important research that communities, scientists, and other conservation stakeholders can use to benefit their community-focused projects. 

Recently, we’ve been adding some resources for the general public who want to learn more about involving local people in conservation.

We hope you can utilize some of the lessons we’ve learned!

The Basics

The value of local people’s knowledge, participation and leadership.
A simple summary of the process of people-focused conservation.
Our founder’s response and the importance of change being at grassroots level.

NEW Checklist: Is this conservation project community-based?

Deeper Dive: Studies and Articles

These resources are mostly studies and book chapters of interest to conservation practitioners, community members, scientists, and students in conservation-related fields.