Strategies and Tactics for the Experienced Conservation Negotiator - CLM8136

Course Description


This training course presents participants with advanced principles, skills, and techniques
used in natural resource negotiation. The focus of the course is strategy development and
effective management of negotiating teams. This is an advanced course. Please refer to
the Prerequisites for more information before registering.






Course Objectives


During this course, participants will learn how to:

  • Diagnose natural resource negotiations.
  • Plan multi-party, long-term negotiations.
  • Select, assemble, and lead an effective negotiation team.
  • Obtain and apply technical information in a negotiation process.

After this course, participants will be prepared to:

  • Successfully lead a negotiating team.
  • Apply negotiation strategies to a variety of management situations.
  • Coach others in the negotiation process.

Course Logistics


August 29 - August 31, 2017


National Conservation Training Center Shepherdstown, WV

Who Should Attend:

Government employees who are engaged in natural resource negotiations including landscape conservation cooperatives, biologists, and project leaders.


3 days


Previous negotiating experience and the Negotiation Skills for Conservation Professionals: Building a Foundation (CLM8135) course are prerequisites for this course. If you have not attended the prerequisite course, please consult with the course leader before registering.


Tuition is prepaid for FWS, NPS and BLM employees. For all others tuition is $597.

To Register:

Register online via DOILearn, the Department of the Interior’s Learning Management System.


For registration questions:
Katie Poston, 304-876-7477

For course content questions:
Linda Lufkin, 304-876-7484

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