small bird graphic How Should Adaptive Management be Implemented?

From an operational point of view, adaptive management simply means learning by doing and adapting to what is learned.

bullet Ensure stakeholder commitment to AM for duration of enterprise
bullet Identify clear, measurable, and agreed-upon objectives
bullet Evaluate management effectiveness over time
bullet Identify management actions for decision making
bullet Model different benefits and costs as outputs of management through time
bullet Design and implement a monitoring plan

Technical Guide Chapter 3 (PDF 27 pages)