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Intermountain Region-Rocky Mountain Research Station Science Partner Program: A road map to connecting Forest Service science and management

Publications Posted on: August 24, 2021
The USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS) and Intermountain Region (R4) are modeling an approach to how National Forest System management and science can work together in meaningful ways with tangible results. The R4-RMRS Science Partner Program actively cultivates relationships between research scientists and land managers to co-produce new knowledge and land management approaches.

USDA Forest Service scientists and managers prepare for fires with collaborative pre-planning

Documents and Media Posted on: April 07, 2021
The best time to manage wildfires is before they start. USDA Forest Service risk management experts are leading the way in collaborative planning efforts using PODs, potential operational delineations. Document Type: Other Documents

Science supporting shared stewardship: Rocky Mountain Research Station

Publications Posted on: March 17, 2021
Shared stewardship is about working together in an integrated way to make decisions for the land. The USDA Forest Service (USFS) works collaboratively with stakeholders to set landscape-scale priorities and to invest in projects that will have the most impact. USFS Research & Development has played a key role in developing and supporting the USDA Shared Stewardship Strategy.

Examining the social acceptability of forest biomass harvesting and utilization from collaborative forest landscape restoration: A case study from western Colorado, USA

Publications Posted on: January 10, 2018
Collaborative efforts have expanded in recent years to reduce fuel loads and restore the resilience of forest landscapes to future fires. The social acceptability of harvesting and using forest biomass associated with these programs are a hot topic, with questions about the extent to which collaboration can generate unified acceptance.

Rethinking climate change adaptation and place through a situated pathways framework: A case study from the Big Hole Valley, USA

Publications Posted on: August 29, 2017
This paper critically examines the temporal and spatial dynamics of adaptation in climate change science and explores how dynamic notions of 'place' elucidate novel ways of understanding community vulnerability and adaptation.

Wilderness in the Circumpolar North: searching for compatibility in ecological, traditional, and ecotourism values; 2001 May 15-16; Anchorage, AK

Publications Posted on: May 12, 2016
There are growing pressures on undeveloped (wild) places in the Circumpolar North. Among them are pressures for economic development, oil and gas exploration and extraction, development of geothermal energy resources, development of heavy industry close to energy sources, and lack of appreciation for "other" orientations toward wilderness resources by interested parties from broad geographical origins.

Literature cited during webinar "Engagement in collaborative implementation"

Documents and Media Posted on: March 10, 2016
Presenters cited these sources during the Human-Side of Restoration Webinar Engagement in collaborative implementation: Lessons from the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP) and beyond. Document Type: Other Documents

Collaborative project focused on tribal climate change issues in the Southwest

Science Spotlights Posted on: October 05, 2015
In August 2010, the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and the Rocky Mountain Research Station began a collaborative project focused on tribal climate change issues in the Southwest. Project collaborators are coordinating with the Pacific Northwest and Northern Research Stations as part of the Agency's 2010 Coordinated Approach to Tribal Climate Change research project.

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Pages Posted on: February 25, 2015
Members of the White Mountain Apache Tribe participating in forest restoration on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest.

Ethical implications of democratic theory for U.S. public participation in environmental impact assessment

Publications Posted on: August 01, 2012
Traditional mechanisms for public participation in environmental impact assessment under U.S. federal law have been criticized as ineffective and unable to resolve conflict. As these mechanisms are modified and new approaches developed, we argue that participation should be designed and evaluated not only on practical grounds of cost-effectiveness and efficiency, but also on ethical grounds based on democratic ideals.

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