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The BEACONs project is designing future outreach and training opportunities – please share your feedback! If you are interested in learning more about BEACONs, please complete a very short survey:

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The Beacons analysis has several benchmark networks that can be ranked by a variety of criteria.

Project Summary:

The Northwest Boreal LCC (NWB LCC) envisions a dynamic landscape that maintains functioning, resilient boreal ecosystems and associated cultural resources. To support this vision, the NWB LCC partnered with the BEACONs Project to implement a new approach to conservation planning, including the identification of ecological benchmarks to support implementation of active adaptive management. Within an adaptive management framework, benchmarks serve as reference areas for detecting and understanding the influence of human activity on ecological systems. They support the identification of management practices that sustain the wide range of environmental, cultural, and economic values of the northwest boreal. The NWB LCC region has high potential for the establishment of a comprehensive benchmark network, with contributions from existing protected areas. Join us for an overview of the concepts behind this work and the new products available to support pro-active conservation planning.

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