The National Roster of Dispute Resolution and Consensus Building Professionals is a searchable database of over 300 experienced professionals who resolve environmental disputes and support collaborative solutions to complex public issues.

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About the Roster

The National Roster of Environmental Conflict Resolution Professionals provides ready access to information on experienced environmental conflict resolution and consensus building professionals around the United States.

Learn more about the Roster here.

For decades the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, with the support of several federal partners, managed this online roster. In 2023 The National Center transitioned administration of the National Roster of ECR Professionals to a partnership between and the Environment and Public Policy Section of the Association for Conflict Resolution. Please see more information in the statement about the Roster transition here.


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Qualifying for Inclusion

Applicants must have 200 hours of experience serving as the principal or co-principal third-party neutral for a collaborative or conflict resolution process intended to assist the parties to achieve a common goal or agreement in one or more environmental, natural resource, and/or public lands issues. The 200 hours of experience must be represented by at least two but no more than 10 environmental cases of 20 hours or more in duration and must have been completed in the past ten years. In addition to the 200 hours of experience, additional experience is required across three categories relating to case experience, training, substantive background and education. Applicants must demonstrate abilities that go beyond simply working with parties to produce constructive dialogue, they must be able to help parties solve a problem or resolve a conflict. Apply to join here.


Resolve conflicts over siting, distributed generation, and emissions.


Resolve conflicts over public/private lands and sustainable harvesting.


Resolve disputes over emission limits, carbon credits, and climigration.


Resolve disputes over habitat and Endangered Species Act enforcement.


Resolve disputes over water rights, ownership claims, and pesticides.

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