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A Mosaic of Land Tenure and Ownership Creates Challenges and Opportunities for Transboundary Conservation in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

This case study demonstrates how a diversity of social, political, and economic forces in border regions can create unique pressures on wildlife habitat. Conservation of landscapes that host a wide range of land uses, jurisdictions, and competing for management goals can be challenging, especially when considering habitat needs of wide-ranging species. However, there are unique opportunities when vested groups of private land owners and public land managers, even across international borders, find common ground in conservation.

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Villarreal, M.L., Haire, S.L., Bravo, J.C.,and L.M. Norman. 2019. A mosaic of land tenure and ownership creates challenges and opportunities for transboundary conservation in the US-Mexico borderlands. Case Studies in the Environment. Pages 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002113