The Art of Collaboration

Tool: USFS Handover Memo

Handover Memo Eases FS Staff Transitions

The challenge of rotating Forest Service line officers is a well known barrier to community and forest-level collaboration. It takes time to develop good relationships, and when a key agency contact is transferred, a collaborative effort can stall out while community members establish rapport with the new person.

Below are three resources for utilizing the Handover Memo: