Decisions of when to monitor and when to act are often entangled with decisions of which species/habitat/threat should be prioritized. In this paper we expand value of information theory to problems involving multiple management units (including, but not limited to, species/habitats/threats). The article link ( contains spreadsheets and R code that help with calculations, which […]

NACCB was a really fun conference. Richard gave a talk and co-organized a symposium; Jenny, Calla and Joe gave talks; Cassie and Hanna presented posters. Plus, Hanna got the award for the best student poster with a conservation theme. Congratulations, Hanna! And thanks to Calla for taking this award photo.  

Calla Raymond successfully defended her MSc recently. She did a fantastic job on her thesis and defence. Her thesis showed very clearly that it’s important to do value of information (VOI) analysis before implementing a monitoring program for protected area allocation.