Since 2001 the Collaborative Forest Restoration Program (CFRP) has funded 175 projects including close to 500 partners in planning and implementing collaborative forest restoration and small diameter utilization projects in 20 counties across New Mexico. These projects have restored over 30,000 acres and created over 700 jobs.
The Southwestern Region of the US Forest Service is hosting the Collaborative Forest Restoration Program (CFRP) 2014 Annual Workshop on December 2-3 in Santa Fe New Mexico.
The CFRP Annual Workshop brings together CFRP grant recipients, their partners and other stakeholders to share their experiences and discuss accomplishments, challenges, and strategies to overcome barriers to the implementation of collaborative forest restoration projects.
Free Technical Assistance
All applications should first contact the Forest Coordinator closest to the public land where treatment will take place. Free assistance is available in proposal development and multiparty monitoring. more on assistance and list of coordinators »
Funded Projects (PDF, 149kb)
A list of current and past Collaborative Forest Restoration Program funded projects (2001-2013).
In 2005, the Forest Service convened a National Collaborative Assessment Team to conduct a multiparty assessment of the Collaborative Forest Restoration Program (CFRP). The team examined the development and implementation of the CFRP using an innovative approach from three different perspectives: implementation; effectiveness; and validity.