Understanding and addressing natural resource issues requires diverse perspectives and efforts.
- Projects are multidisciplinary and multi-sector in nature.
- Research teams engage resource managers and policymakers from project definition to completion, ensuring that the science addresses specific issues and meets a practical need.
- Mechanisms for evaluation, learning, and flexibility provide a framework that supports project adaptation.
- Long-term impacts are considered by ensuring that data or product accessibility and compatibility are incorporated into each project.