The effect of scientific evidence on conservation practitioners’ management decisions

@inproceedings{Walsh2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of scientific evidence on conservation practitioners’ management decisions},
  author={Jessica C Walsh and Lynn V. Dicks and William J. Sutherland},
  booktitle={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  year={2015}
}
A major justification of environmental management research is that it helps practitioners, yet previous studies show it is rarely used to inform their decisions. We tested whether conservation practitioners focusing on bird management were willing to use a synopsis of relevant scientific literature to inform their management decisions. This allowed us to examine whether the limited use of scientific information in management is due to a lack of access to the scientific literature or whether it… CONTINUE READING
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