Monarch Conservation Toolbox

List of Abbreviations and Acronyms

ACEP Agricultural Conservation Easement Program
ALUS Alternative Land Use Services
APFF Área de Protección de Flora y Fauna (Protected Wildlife Area)
BLM Bureau of Land Management
BMMM Bosque Modelo Mariposa Monarca (Monarch Butterfly Model Forest)
BMP best management practice
CEC Commission for Environmental Cooperation
CNC Cibolo Nature Center
Conafor Comisión Nacional Forestal (National Forest Commission)
Conanp Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas (National Commission of Protected Natural Areas)
CRP Conservation Reserve Program
CSP Conservation Stewardship Program
CTA Conservation Technical Assistance Program
DNR Department of Natural Resources (United States: various State agencies)
DOT Department of Transportation (United States)
ECCC Environment and Climate Change Canada
EQIP Environmental Quality Incentives Program
ERC Energy Resources Center
ESCLH Environmentally Significant Class of Land Holdings
FANP Fondo para Áreas Naturales Protegidas (Fund for Natural Protected Areas)
FMCN Fondo Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (Fund for the Conservation of Nature)
FSA (US Department of Agriculture) Farm Service Agency
GPS global positioning system
HSP Habitat Stewardship Program
IPM integrated pest management
ITC ITC Holdings Corporation
IVM integrated vegetative management
LCD landscape conservation design
LCRA Lower Colorado River Authority
LGEEPA Ley General de Equilibrio Ecológico y Protección al Ambiente (General Act on Ecological Balance and Environmental Protection)
LIP landowner incentive program
MAG Monarchs Across Georgia
MAPAQ Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of Quebec)
MBF Monarch Butterfly Fund
MBMF Monarch Butterfly Model Forest
MCSP Monarch Conservation Science Partnership
MJV Monarch Joint Venture
MLMP Monarch Larva Monitoring Project
MnDNR Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Monarch Lab The University of Minnesota Monarch Lab
MSB Kew Millennium Seed Bank
NABA North American Butterfly Association
NCPS National Conservation Practice Standards
NCTC National Conservation Training Center
NFWF National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
NGO nongovernmental organization
NPA Natural Protected Area
NRCS (US Department of Agriculture) Natural Resources Conservation Service
NRPA National Recreation and Park Association (United States)
NWF National Wildlife Federation
OE Ophryocystis elektroscirrha (monarch parasite)
PEI Prince Edward Island
PET Programa de Empleo Temporal (Temporary Employment Program)
PFW Partners for Fish and Wildlife
P2 Pollinator Partnership
Procodes Programa de Conservación para el Desarrollo Sostenible (Conservation Program for Sustainable Development)
Profauna Protección de la Fauna Mexicana AC
PSA Pagos por Servicios Ambientales (Payments for Environmental Services)
RCPP Regional Conservation Partnership Program
ROW right-of-way
SAFE State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement
Sagarpa Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación (Ministry of Agriculture, Stockraising, Rural Development, Fishing and Nutrition)
SAR Species at Risk
SARA Species at Risk Act
SARPAL Species at Risk Partnership on Agricultural Lands
Semarnat Secretaría del Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources)
SGCN Species of Greatest Conservation Need
SODCAP South of the Divide Conservation Action Program, Inc.
SSGA Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association
STRIPS Science-based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips
SWCD Soil and Water Conservation District
TPWD Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
TWRA Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USDOI United States Department of the Interior
USFWS United States Fish and Wildlife Service
USGS United States Geological Survey
Wild Ones Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes
WRP Wetlands Reserve Program
WWF World Wildlife Fund
Xerces Society Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation