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Supporting effective collaboration to build enduring solutions

Southwest Decision Resources (SDR)

Southwest Decision Resources (SDR) is a dynamic team of facilitation and collaboration professionals.

 

We are committed to more inclusive, informed decision making on natural resource, community, and public policy issues. Working with diverse partners to navigate complex issues. Through equitable engagement and a clear collaborative process, we help partners achieve higher quality, more broadly supported, and longer-lasting solutions.

 

SDR is a woman-owned small business based in Arizona and works across the Southwest and beyond.

Our approach emphasizes:

  • Assessing the situation and stakeholders to identify shared interests, potential challenges, and opportunities for work together

  • Designing a customized approach to guide the collaborative process forward

  • Building effective partnerships with and across communities, governments, NGOs, and many others. 

  • Facilitation and mediation to help diverse stakeholders find common ground and develop shared solutions

  • Collaborative problem solving to develop meaningful solutions for complex challenges.

  • Strategic planning with organizations and collaboratives to build common goals and achieve clear outcomes.

  • Capacity building through mentorship, training and coaching to help stakeholders become more effective collaborative leaders and participants

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Our Work

Our work covers diverse landscapes and communities and is centered around core areas of expertise.

Collaboratives and Networks

 

Collaborative Conservation

 

Forest and Watershed Management
 

Communities and Stewardship

 

Outdoor Recreation Planning

 

Strategic Planning and Governance

 

Climate Planning and Engagement

 

Working Landscapes and Adaptive Management