The Forest Service collaborates with government agencies, user groups, non-profits, and businesses to provide resources and services for the American public. This site hosts information for our partners in California and the Pacific Islands. You can find excellent information on Forest Service partnerships at our national Partnership Resource Center.

About Collaboratives, Stewardship, and Good Neighbor

Please review this one-pager and brochure, which contain a decision tree to identify what partnership agreements may work for your context and many of the authorities governing our partnership work.

You can visit our Good Neighbor and Stewardship Agreements page to learn more about two partnership instruments we use to collaborate with a variety of partners on project implementation.

Our partners in Region 5 are important players as we increase our pace and scale of work done on the ground. We are excited to share with you information on Forest Service Collaboratives in California and spotlight a map that provides an overview of California Collaboratives below.

Region 5 Partnerships Calendar

This calendar provides information on some upcoming partnerships related meetings, events, and trainings. Check back on this calendar and read our Partnership Bulletins to stay up-to-date on Region 5 Partnerships opportunities.