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Conservation Action Planning Workbook, Version CAP_v6b


The file is compressed in a zip format. This is an Excel-based tool for developing strategies, taking action and measuring success. Versions with higher numbers, express updates. To learn more about the features in this version, check out our summary or a demo here.

Please note that for the workbook to work properly you must enable the macros.  The User Manual for the workbook contains instructions related to security settings, or here you can download a quick guidance on how to use the workbook in Excel 2007.

Interested in exporting your workbook into Miradi? Here you can get instructions on how to do it.