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!
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.
- “Preserving biodiversity and ecosystems: catalyzing conservation contagion.” by Community Conservation’s founder Rob Horwich and several of his colleagues
- “Creating modern community conservation organizations and institutions to effect successful forest conservation change.” by Rob Horwich and several colleagues
- “Community protection of the Manas Biosphere Reserve in Assam, India, and the endangered golden langur Trachypithecus geei” by Rob Horwich and several colleagues
- “Ecotourism and community development: a view from Belize” by Rob Horwich and seveal colleagues
- “Communities saving Wisconsin birds: north and south” by Rob Horwich
- “How to develop a community sanctuary – an experimental approach to conservation of private lands” by Rob Horwich
- “Constructive criticism of community-based conservation” by Rob Horwich and Clara Jones
- “Community-based development as a conservation tool: the Community Baboon Sanctuary and the Gales Point Manatee Project” by Rob Horwich and Jonathan Lyon
- “Community conservation: practitioners’ answer to critics” by Rob Horwich and Jonathan Lyon
- “Experimental technique for the conservation of private lands” by Rob Horwich and Jonathan Lyon
- “Multilevel conservation and education at the Community Baboon Sanctuary, Belize” by Rob Horwich and Jonathan Lyon
- “An evaluation tool for internal and external assessments of community-based conservation projects” by Rob Horwich, Jonathan Lyon and Scott Bernstein
- “Thirteen training objectives for community-based conservation.” by Scott Bernstein
- “Defining and building community capacity for co-management of protected areas in Belize” by Scott Bernstein
- “Using community knowledge to identify potential hotspots of mammal diversity in southeastern Nepal” by Dr. Teri Allendorf, Bhim Gurung, Shashank Poudel, Sagar Dahal and Sanjan Thapa