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.
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.
Expanded Partnership Authority: What it means to YOU!