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Ruckelshaus Institute
Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
University of Wyoming
Bim Kendall House
804 E Fremont St
Laramie, WY 82072
Phone: (307) 766-5080
Fax: (307) 766-5099
Email: ruckelshaus@uwyo.edu
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Collaborative Solutions

"People affected by change have to be deeply involved in the crafting of solutions...We have to get better at both involving people in the process of change and providing them with enough information to make that involvement useful and worthwhile."

-- William D. Ruckelshaus

Collaborative SolutionsThe Ruckelshaus Institute's collaborative solutions program supports natural resource stakeholders, policy makers, and managers in making decisions about the future. We achieve this by:

  • Combining scientific information, human values and decision support
  • Developing effective, lasting solutions to environmental problems
  • Using the Ruckelshaus Institute's cadre of experts who convene stakeholders and representatives from private business and industry, public interest groups, landowners and government
  • Exploring policy alternatives, management priorities and future visions

Read our new flyer describing our work in Collaborative Solutions.

Current and recent projects

Wyoming Collaboration Conference

The 2014 Wyoming Collaboration Conference will explore how place-based collaboration can connect communities with natural resources and the environment.

September 29: Pre-conference workshop
Skills and techniques in place-based collaboration.

September 30: Conference
Keynote speakers and concurrent sessions on the theme of place-based collaboration, with an emphasis on using collaboration to address natural resource challenges related to forests, wildlife, and oil-and-gas development.

Collaboration Program in Natural Resources

The Collaboration Program in Natural Resources provides professional training for a cohort of mid- and upper-level natural resource decision makers and engaged citizens. In six rigorous sessions, participants will gain skills and knowledge to apply collaborative processes to complex environment and natural resource challenges to build lasting, supported solutions.

Governor's Task Force on Forests

The Ruckelshaus Institute is facilitating a task force to make recommendations to improve the condition of Wyoming's forests. Visit the Governor's Task Force on Forests page for more information.

 

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