Initial Implementation of U.S. State Wildlife Action Plans Impacts, Challenges and Enabling Mechanisms

In 2007 a distributed graduate seminar at eight universities analyzed the recently completed state wildlife action plans. We interviewed agency personnel and stakeholders in all 50 states to document impacts of the plans on conservation activities, current challenges to implementation, and  enabling mechanisms that have accelerated conservation progress.
Please follow this link to our final report, state-by-state and regional summaries of findings.


Frank W. Davis


David Stoms

Funding Agency: 

National Council for Science and the Environment & National Gap Analysis Program

Project Period: 

January, 2007 to June, 2008

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