A number of tools and techniques facilitate the implementation of
the Shared Vision Planning approach. Specific steps must be taken to
effectively incorporate the interests of many stakeholders and
collaboratively find solutions to planning issues.
The Shared Vision Planning method
involves seven steps that allow various stakeholders to create,
evaluate and implement plans for natural resource management. This
method can be used by anyone looking to enact a collaborative planning
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Shared Vision models are the critical tools that support the Shared Vision Planning method.
Among them are collaboratively built computer models that are designed
to be user-friendly and adjustable to a particular planning situation.
The models help stakeholders to evaluate information about a natural
resource system and test potential management plans, thereby increasing
the chances of finding a solution acceptable to all stakeholders. Find
out more about how Shared Vision models contribute to collaborative