Hibbard, M., & Lurie, S. (2006) Finding 2

Investigate watershed council community involvement characteristics to promote effective engagement:

  • involvement with other organizations;
  • involvement at the local level (with government, private sector, and nonprofit organizations);
  • regional collaboration.

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Brody, M. (1995) Finding 2

Recognize that issues and context for different geographic regions impact educator and natural resource manager priorities for the relative importance of selected concepts, skills, and values. Tie water and water resource education to local values and needs of:

  • The geographic region
  • Educator identified priorities
  • Natural resource manager identified priorities

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Alkon, A. H. (2004) Finding 1

Local understanding about place and identity can provide coherence and justification for the creation and function of an organization as well as for individual or policy decisions about land use.

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Fedler, A. J. (Ed.) Finding 14

In designing outreach programs that strive to link environmental concern with recreational behaviors

  • Vary program goals to reflect differences in commitment among experienced and active anglers, ex anglers, inactive anglers, and non anglers

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