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3. Assess viability: Basic Practice Three


This document is a chapter from the Conservation Action Planning Handbook. Step 3: Assess viability: Basic Practice Three. This step helps teams identify how each target’s health is doing today and what a “healthy state” might look like, to be able to measure its “health” over time. Specifi questions this step helps answer are: How do we define “health” (viability) for each of our targets?; What is the current status f each of our targets?; What is our desired status for each of our targets?