Colorado State University


Community-based rangeland management and social-ecological resilience of rural Mongolian communities

This research is an attempt to apply a resilience framework to understand how pastoral social-ecological systems respond to change, and the potential role of formal CBRM institutions in this process.
Journal article

The presidents' perspective of the rural community colleges' role in economic development: A grounded theory approach

The purpose of this qualitative study was to construct a substantive theory with a core category and related categories that provides an explanation for how presidents of tribal colleges and community colleges in rural areas come to understand economic development and how they act on...
Journal article

Informing the design and governance of a pro-poor payment for ecosystem services program in western Panama

Human society depends on healthy ecosystems. Payments for ecosystem services (PES) have emerged as an incentive-based tool to protect and restore ecosystem-service flows, which are being degraded at regional and global scales. Through PES, users of ecosystem services pay landowners who supply these services through...