January 10-21, 2011 ~ Front Royal, Virginia
Conservation Conflict Resolution, an intensive 10-day experiential training course, is for anyone addressing conservation conflicts, whether these are conflicts between people and wildlife or between people about wildlife or other natural resources. This graduate/ professional course, offered by the Smithsonian-Mason Global Conservation Studies Programs, is hosted at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia. Employing principles developed by HWCC—the Human Wildlife Conflict Collaboration—a leading organization in conflict resolution training, this course teaches participants strategies and processes for effectively addressing conservation related conflict, including: the role of neutrality in conflict prevention and reconciliation; effective conflict resolving communication techniques; and how to apply conflict analysis and process models to develop real-life conflict resolution plans. Earn Continuing Education Units; graduate credits available for qualified applicants at additional cost through George Mason University.
Graduate & Professional Course: Conservation Conflict Resolution ~ Virginia