For over 30 years, Community Conservation has helped produce important research that communities, scientists, and other conservation stakeholders can use on their community-focused projects. Recently, we’ve been adding some resources for the general public as well.

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

The Basics

The value of local people’s knowledge, participation and leadership.
Dr. Rob Horwich shares 25 years of experience in these eight free lectures.
A handy checklist.
A simple summary of the process of people-focused conservation.
Our founder’s response, and how change happens best at the grassroots level.
The spectrum of community involvement in conservation and protected areas.

If you’re a conservation practitioner who’s interested in evaluating your own conservation project, use the Self-Evaluation Checklist.

Deeper Dive

Core Documents

Further Reading on Community-based Conservation

Community Conservation researchers have published and stimulated publications in a number of professional journals. A selected list of related topics is given below.