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Explore the topics below, presented by Academy instructors and alumni


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Collaboration Skills

Conflict Management Skills

Partnership Skills

Partnership Concepts

Evaluation Practices

  • Evaluating Partnerships in Conservation with Matt Birnbaum, Ph.D.; podcast available for all videos
    • Introduction, 12 mins
    • The Interplay, 14 mins
    • Logic Models, 20 mins
    • Assessment, 30 mins
    • Incredibly Practical Tips, 13 mins 

Application of Laws and Regulations

Strategic Planning Process and Action

  • Strategic Planning with Liz Madison
    • Strategic Planning: Finding the Value, 13 mins
    • Strategic Planning: Planning Phases, 27 mins
    • Strategic Planning: Tips on Use and Readiness, 9 mins

Business Plan Process and Action

  • Business Plan with Liz Madison
    • Benefits and Use, 6 mins
    • Cover to Cover, 24 mins
    • Phases of Development, 12 mins

Service First

Partnership and Community Collaboration Case Studies

Thanks to the support of the BLM National Training Center production studio and the National Digital Library of the U.S. Fish and Wilife Service, the Academy is pleased to provide more than 70 videos related to the KSAs of partnership and community collaboration. 

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Liz Madison and Diane Nelson in the BLM NTC Studio

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Matt Birnbaum, Ph.D. in the BLM NTC studio

BLM NTC Production Crew

Our Thanks to the Managing by Network Guest Instructors and Course Alumni from BLM, NPS, USFS, USFWS and DOI CADR for sharing your insights on camera 



Case Studies

Case Studies



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