Bidwell, R. D., & Ryan, C. M. (2006) Finding 3

Explicitly recognize the implications of organizational affiliation when designingpolicies that foster collaboration in watersheds. Organizational culture and preexisting constituent relationships may dictate definitions of the problem and the range of preferred alternatives in agency-affiliated partnerships.

The learning experience: Evolves from work with a coalition or group.
The learning experience: Builds on locally existing skills and resources.

Beyond the Community 
The learning experience: Builds skills for flexibility and responsiveness to environmental issues and for facilitating community engagement.
The learning experience: Offers avenues for participation which are competent, fair, and enhance involvement for all levels of responsibility.

Citation: Bidwell, R. D., & Ryan, C. M. (2006). Collaborative partnership design: The implications of organizational affiliation for watershed partnerships. Society & Natural Resources, 19(9), 827-843. from the Environmental Sciences and Pollution Mgmt database.
Citation Type: Research