Table 3. Common challenges and opportunities for watershed management and the adoption of AM practices. The degree to which each challenge or opportunity is present in a given watershed is indicated by + for a relevant challenge or opportunity and ++ for a major challenge or opportunity.


CHALLENGE OPPORTUNITY
Lack of upstream-downstream cooperation Lack of stake-holder equality Fragmented policies and legislation Non-conducive experimentation setting Watershed-level water management authorities Multi-level government partnerships Watershed councils for planning/info sharing Stake-holder incentive programs Learning by implementation of AM: current, in the past, or in other sectors
Apalachicola ++ ++ ++ + ++
Columbia + ++ + + ++ ++
Crocodile + ++ ++ + ++ ++ ++
Fraser ++ ++ ++ ++
Hudson ++ ++ ++
King’s Bay + ++ ++ +
Ocklawaha ++ + + + ++
Peace ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ +
Sacramento + + ++ + ++ ++ ++
St. Mary’s + ++ ++ ++
Suwannee ++ ++ ++
Zambezi ++ ++ ++ ++ + +