Emphasize effective leadership when encouraging or facilitating watershed group formation. Watershed groups rate leadership as more important to effective group formation than support factors such as staff assistance or financial support.
The learning experience: Supports a person who takes responsibility for managing or leading the process, and relies on quality group planning and facilitation techniques.
Study Themes: Public participation
Citation: Dakins, M. E., Long, J. D., & Hart, M. (2005). Collaborative environmental decision making in oregon watershed groups: Perceptions of effectiveness. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 41(1), 171-18.
Citation Type: Research