What can we do for you?

 What can we do for you? We are a community of partners hip- minded people working throughout and across federal agencies to explore practices, build skills, and learn from peers. We support a federal community of practice in the emerging professional field of partnership management and community collaboration.

 

 

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Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge and Wetland Management District
When people feel connected to a landscape and each other, they become actively engaged in protecting and maintaining their public places. The Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program of the National Park Service provides the expertise to help take your outdoor recreation and community collaboration project to the next level. Contact RTCA now to see if your project is a good fit for community assistance. Project applicants may be state and local agencies, tribes, nonprofit organizations, or citizen groups. National Parks and other Federal agencies may apply in partnership with other local organizations. Applications are due June 30. 
Learn more about RTCA and community connections in this case study from Lisa Holzapfel, Program Leader and Heather Rice, Outdoor Recreation Planner in the Alaska Region for the NPS.  

Debra-Ann Brabazon, USFS, shares her insights about partnering with youth at Michigan’s Huron-Manistee National Forests. When young people are encouraged to make a difference in their community, the benefits can be reaped for years to come. Find out how community service projects can impact your partnerships on the ground in this case study, Engaging Youth.

 

 

Members of our Community of Practice

Leigh Goldberg is the Academy’s Scholar-in-Residence and a Managing by Network Instructor. Her recent series of case studies takes us behind the scenes of California’s One Tam landscape-scale collaborative to learn more about the applied practices that support starting, developing and sustaining complex partnerships. Leigh’s One Tam studies provide us with an innovative and scalable Roadmap of partnership essentials. 
In her most recent study, Generating, Scaling Up, and Sustaining Partnership Impact: One Tam's First Four Years, Leigh teamed up with Amy Mickel, Ph.D. Together, they reveal a three-tiered Partnership Impact Model that can be used as an aspirational or reflective model to guide discussions and/or evaluations of complex partnership or collaborative working groups. 

Leigh Goldberg is the Academy’s Scholar-in-Residence and a Managing by Network Instructor. Her recent series of case studies takes us behind the scenes of California’s One Tam landscape-scale collaborative to learn more about the applied practices that support starting, developing and sustaining complex partnerships. Leigh’s One Tam studies provide us with an innovative and scalable Roadmap of partnership essentials. 

In her most recent study, Generating, Scaling Up, and Sustaining Partnership Impact: One Tam's First Four Years, Leigh teamed up with Amy Mickel, Ph.D. Together, they reveal a three-tiered Partnership Impact Model that can be used as an aspirational or reflective model to guide discussions and/or evaluations of complex partnership or collaborative working groups. 

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Podcasts from Managing by Network

You asked for podcasts of our instructional videos, and with the help of our partners, we have delivered. You can see our full list of podcasts, browse our instructional videos to find the topic that you need, or subscribe to Managing by Network in iTunes. Special thanks to the BLM National Training Center and the USFWS National Conservation Training Center for supporting the development of these educational resources.

 

 

We support a partnership training network.

 

 

 Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy 

Learn more about the competencies featured in Managing by Network

The 22 Competencies

Managing by Network is cohosted by:

  • Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy
  • BLM National Training Center and Division of Education, Interpretation and Partnerships
  • USFS National Partnership Office
  • USFWS National Conservation Training Center
  • DOI Office of Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution
  • USACE Collaboration and Public Participation Center of Expertise
 
 

The Academy's Spotlight Series webinars features federal programs and initiatives that highlight innovative ideas and partnerships.

 

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