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Linking Theory to Practice: A Theory of Change Model of the Natural Resources Leadership Institute

MARY LOU ADDOR, TANYA DENCKLA COBB,
E. FRANKLIN DUKES, MIKE ELLERBROCK,
L. STEVEN SMUTKO.  Conflict Resolution Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 2, Winter 2005.

The Natural Resources Leadership Institute (NRLI), a leadership
development program for capacity building in environmental decision
making, cultivates a cadre of leaders who address environmental prob-
lems collaboratively and creatively.Describing our theory of change
model, this article introduces why and how the NRLI works, the the-
oretical perspectives that support the NRLI, and the outcomes that
result when these theories are put into practice in North Carolina and
Virginia.  To Download PDF click here.