Collaborative watershed governance in lake tahoe: an institutional analysis

  title={Collaborative watershed governance in lake tahoe: an institutional analysis},
  author={Derek Kauneckis and Mark T. Imperial},
  journal={International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior},
This paper examines the emergence of collaborative watershed management in Lake Tahoe by focusing on how institutions managing coordination and conflict have changed over time. It begins by describing the evolution of watershed governance and examines the extent to which the institutional arrangement demonstrates the eight design principles proposed by Elinor Ostrom for successful common pool resource (CPR) management. The paper then develops the concept of a complex environmental commons (CEC… 

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