Community Based Monitoring Handbook – Lessons from the Arctic

Community Based Monitoring Handbook – Lessons from the Arctic


The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) is a Working Group of the Arctic Council.

CAFF Designated Agencies:

  • Directorate for Nature Management, Trondheim, Norway
  • Environment Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • Faroese Museum of Natural History, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands (Kingdom of Denmark)
  • Finnish Ministry of the Environment, Helsinki, Finland
  • Icelandic Institute of Natural History, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • The Ministry of Domestic Affairs, Nature and Environment, Greenland
  • Russian Federation Ministry of Natural Resources, Moscow, Russia
  • Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Stockholm, Sweden
  • United States Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, Alaska

CAFF Permanent Participant Organisations:

  • Aleut International Association (AIA)
  • Arctic Athabaskan Council (AAC)
  • Gwich’in Council International (GCI)
  • Inuit Circumpolar Conference – (ICC) Greenland, Alaska and Canada
  • Russian Indigenous Peoples of the North (RAIPON)
  • Saami Council

This publication should be cited as: Victoria Gofman. Community based monitoring handbook: lessons from the Arctic, CAFF CBMP Report No.21, August 2010, CAFF International Secretariat, Akureyri, Iceland. ISBN 978- 9979-9778-4-1. Photo by Alexander Kuzmich.

For more information please contact:

CAFF International Secretariat
Borgir, Nordurslod
600 Akureyri, Iceland
Phone: +354 462-3350
Fax: +354 462-3390