An introduction to community-based ecosystem management

Gerald J. Gray, Larry Fisher, Lynn Jungwirth

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This paper introduces the concept of community-based ecosystem management and explores cases and trends reflecting this emerging approach to natural resource management. It presents the workshop tone as a disciplined inquiry and addresses several questions such as where community-based ecosystem management came from, what it looks like, its potential benefits, and its key challenges.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-34
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Sustainable Forestry
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - 2001


  • Collaboration
  • Community-based
  • Ecosystem management
  • Forest(ry)
  • Stewardship

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Forestry
  • Food Science
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law


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