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Stitching the West Back TogetherConservation of Working Landscapes$
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Susan Charnley, Thomas E. Sheridan, and Gary P. Nabhan

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780226165684

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.001.0001

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Stewardship Agreements

Stewardship Agreements

The Weaverville Community Forest, California

Chapter:
(p.177) Spotlight 9.1 Stewardship Agreements
Source:
Stitching the West Back Together
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Pat Frost

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0014

The 13,000-acre Weaverville Community Forest in northern California is on land owned by the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service and managed through stewardship agreements (one with each agency) by the Trinity County Resource Conservation District (TCRCD). Stewardship agreements provide for the joint accomplishment of work by an agency and its partner organization for the benefit of both. In the Weaverville example, the agreement is being used to improve forest health and reduce fire risk, create local jobs, and form strong local partnerships between the community and federal agencies. The TCRCD is responsible for developing and overseeing a comprehensive management plan for the forest; a steering committee ensures community representation with respect to project implementation, management policy, and strategic planning.

Keywords:   Weaverville Community Forest, Stewardship agreement, U.S. Forest Service, Trinity County Resource Conservation District, forest health, fire risk, local partnership

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