Civic Governance

Creating Productive Lake Association-Government Interactions Workshop Lake Protection & Improvement Workshop Series September 25, 2018 9:30-3:00 Douglas County Public Works Building 526 Willow Drive, Alexandria, MN 56308

To be successful in improved lake management, community capacity has to be developed, fostered,
and used. Drs. Pradhananga and Davenport have conceptualized community capacity into five
components: individual, relational, organizational, programmatic, and justice. They state:
“Individual capacity includes an individual’s actions, beliefs, concerns, sense of responsibility, and ability to take
action. Relational capacity includes knowledge exchange through social networks, norm development, and