Adaptive comanagement endeavors to increase knowledge and responsiveness in the face of uncertainty and complexity. However, when collaboration between agency and nonagency stakeholders is mandated, rigid institutions may hinder participation and ecological outcomes. In this case study we analyzed qualitative data to understand how participants perceive strengths and challenges within an emerging adaptive comanagement in the Agua Fria Watershed in Arizona, USA that utilizes insight and personnel from a long-enduring comanagement project, Las Cienegas.
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Childs, C., York, A. M., White, D., Schoon, M. L., & Bodner, G. S. (2013). Navigating a Murky Adaptive Comanagement Governance Network: Agua Fria Watershed, Arizona, USA. Ecology and Society, 18(4). doi:10.5751/es-05636-180411