Date of Presentation


Name of Conference

Human Dimensions of Wildlife

Date of Conference


Location of Conference

Estes Park, CA

Document Type

Conference Presentation


Communications and Performance Studies


The HD.Gov ( website was conceptualized in collaboration with NOAA, the Forest Service, National Park Service, and other agencies with the intention of providing public access to federal agency social science resources. Originally developed and hosted by NOAA, during the winter of 2011 the USGS Fort Collins Science Center worked with NOAA staff to migrate the HD.Gov database, application, and website to a USGS hosting center. provides a credible, reliable human dimensions web portal that connects two distinct communities, those who develop social science information and tools, and the natural resource managers who need the information and tools. is a collaboration of government, academic and nongovernmental organizations that enables partners to submit, peer review and distribute social science content.