Tools & Techniques

Looking for resources to help you with partnerships and collaborative public and management efforts?  

Tools and techniques you will find here focus on "nuts and bolts" information. 





 Tool Chest

  • The Art of Collaboration:  Look here for case studies of successful collaborative efforts, good governance documents and practices, tips for forming a new collaborative, and other resources to help you along the way.
  • Developing Strong Partnerships: This section focuses on providing helpful tips for forming new partnerships between the Forest Service and community partners, including a description of the types of agreements that can be used, best practices from the field, and training resources for agency employees and the public.
  • Finding Funding: Information on contracts and grants and agreements -- what they are, and how they might apply to your work. There are also resources for finding funding for nonprofits working on the stewardship of National Forests and Grasslands.
  • Monitoring and Joint Learning: This section provides resources for monitoring project impacts and processes for supporting joint learning through the collaborative process.
  • Story Board: Looking for inspiration? Look here for stories from the field covering partnerships, collaboration, and monitoring from both community and agency perspectives.

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