New and Completed Projects

 

THE BAHAMAS

2014 - Developed management plans for 5 new national parks on San Salvador Island.

THE BAHAMAS

2014 - Provided expert guidance on options to control invasive species which is destroying habitat critical for migratory waterfowl and highly visited by the general public.  Also provide analysis on the underlying source of the problem.

THE BAHAMAS 

2013 - Developed park expansion plans for 3 national parks.

THE BAHAMAS

2013 - Assessment trip to develop strategies to strengthen the management of the national park system and forests.

CHINA

2014 - (Planned) Working with the Paulson Foundation, assist the national government in the development of a national park service, with prototype parks in Wuyishan and Yunnan provinces.

CHINA

2013 - Review and provision of suggestions for improvement of the Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Shennongjia National Nature Reserve (management, nature trails, volunteer program, and working with communities).

CHINA

2011 - Conducted assessment of Panda Nature Reserves and adjoining potential Conservation Reserve in Sichuan Province.

CHINA

2011 - Delivered workshop on Volunteer services in Xishuangbanna National Park, Yunnan Province.

CHINA

2011 - Phase 1: Development of long range interpretive plan, and visitor center plan for Laojunshan National Park, Yunnan Province.

2011 - Phase 2: Complete long range interpretive and visitor servcies plan for Laojunshan National Park, Yunnan Province.

CHINA

2010 - Delivered training in Baoshan and Gaologanshan Nature Reserve and site visit to Meli Snow Mountain and Pudacao National parks.

CHINA

2009 - Lead presenter at workshop on park management in Lijiang, Yunnan Province; site visit to Laojunshan National Park with Chinese protected areas managers from throughout Yunnan Province.

CHINA

Training in Washington, DC for managers of nature reserves under the Beijing Municipal Government.

COLOMBIA

2014 - (Planned) As part of ICCF’s International Conservation Corps, assist the Colombian national park service in the management of tourism based upon its national parks.

EASTERN CARIBBEAN

2013 - Conducted a fee harmonization study of yachting mooring fees in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Antigua Barbuda. 

GRENADA

2012 - Assessment trip to develop proposals for the implementation of the protected areas system plan, and preparation of an Interpretive Systems Plan.

KENYA

2012 - Assessment trip to evaluate strategies to strengthen stewardship of the Naibunga Conservancy in Kenya.

KENYA

2014 - (Planned) As part of ICCF’s International Conservation Corps, assist the Naibunga Conservancy in developing land use planning and strengthening the ranger corps.

SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

2013 - Provided scientific expertise to assist in the development of the Cumberland Watershed management plan, an evaluation of the natural vegetation communities, and strategy to conduct inventory of 4 IUCN Red Listed Species.

SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

2012 - Assessment trip to develop comprehensive biological inventories, development of a monitoring system, and a National Marine Reserve.

THAILAND

2014 - (Planned) Strengthen Khao Yai National Park, working with the Amata Foundation, Thai Park Service, and the U.S. National Park Service.

THAILAND
 
2011 - Attended Workshop in Khao Yai National park to assess potential for future planning.
 
THAILAND
 
2011 - Worked with Freeland Foundation implementing monitoring (camera traps) and anti-poaching activities in Pang Sida National Park

MONGOLIA
 
2011 - Assessment trip to various parks and protected areas in central and northern Mongolia.

RUSSIA
 
2012 - Assessment trip to Baikalski Nature Reserve (Lake Baikal).