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The Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act (RPA) of 1974, as amended, directs the Forest Service to prepare and update a renewable resources assessment that would include "a description of Forest Service programs and responsibilities , their interrelationships, and the relationship…
Author(s): Ervin G. Schuster, Michael A. Krebs
Keywords: Renewable Resources Planning Act, RPA Assessment, renewable resources, Forest Service Strategic Plan, stewardship, sustainable resource management
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-112. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 88 p.
Year: 2003
This survey identifies and defines innovative contracting mechanisms developed in the Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region and northern California. A survey of nine case studies reveals that several new mechanisms have facilitated ecosystem management, quality jobs, and administrative…
Author(s): Cassandra Moseley
Keywords: Contracting, stewardship, innovation, workforce development, economic development, ecosystem management, Pacific Northwest, rural communities
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-552. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 36 p
Year: 2002
The Living Memorials Project (LMP) social and site assessment identified more than 200 public open spaces created, used, or enhanced in memory of the tragic events of September 11, 2001 (9-11). A national registry of these sites is available for viewing and updating online. Researchers interviewed…
Author(s): Erika S. Svendsen, Lindsay K. Campbell
Keywords: healing landscapes, public space, community forestry, stewardship, collective memory, 9-11
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-333. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 123 p.
Year: 2005
One of the priority research areas at the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute addresses the “need for improved information to guide the stewardship of fire as a natural process in wilderness while protecting social and ecological values inside and outside wilderness.” This research topic…
Author(s): Katie Knotek
Keywords: stewardship, wildfires, wilderness, social values
Source: International journal of wilderness. 11(3): 30, 12
Year: 2005
A forum which includes an opening essay by Peter Alpert and a series of five response essays.
Author(s): Peter Alpert, David Western, Barry R. Noon, Brett G. Dickson, Andrzej Bobiec, Peter Landres, George Nickas
Keywords: wilderness, wilderness management, stewardship
Source: Frontiers in ecology and the environment. 2(9): 494-499
Year: 2004
The 1964 Wilderness Act and subsequent wilderness legislation have resulted in the designation of over 106 million acres of the United States as wilderness. Charged with the responsibility of protecting a significant portion of federal lands as wilderness, the federal land management agencies with…
Author(s): David J. Parsons, David N. Cole
Keywords: wilderness, management, protection, stewardship
Source: George Wright forum. 20(3): 22-25
Year: 2003
We report the first voucher of the cliff chipmunk (Neotamias dorsalis) and observations of Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) from the Huachuca Mountains, Arizona, where these species had not been documented. While presence of T. brasiliensis was expected on Fort Huachuca, N.…
Author(s): Ronnie Sidner, H. Sheridan Stone
Keywords: Neotamias dorsalis, Tadarida brasiliensis, mammals, dispersal, stewardship, Arizona
Source: In: Gottfried, Gerald J.; Gebow, Brooke S.; Eskew, Lane G.; Edminster, Carleton B., comps. Connecting mountain islands and desert seas: biodiversity and management of the Madrean Archipelago II. Proc. RMRS-P-36. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station: 131-134
Year: 2005
Urban environmental stewardship activities are on the rise in cities throughout the Northeast. Groups participating in stewardship activities range in age, size, and geography and represent an increasingly complex and dynamic arrangement of civil society, government and business sectors. To better…
Author(s): Erika s. Svendsen, Lindsay K. Campbell
Keywords: urban ecology, stewardship, environmental planning
Source: Cities and the Environment. 1(1): 1-32.
Year: 2008
This study assessed family forest owner interest in formally committing to the types of land use and management practices that characterize good stewardship if compensated for doing so, using Minnesota's Sustainable Forest Incentives Act (SFIA) as a proxy measure of forest stewardship. The SFIA…
Author(s): Michael A. Kilgore, Stephanie Snyder, Steven Taff, Joseph Schertz
Keywords: stewardship, family forests, financial incentives, sustainable forestry, willingness to accept, certification, economics
Source: Journal of Forestry. October/November: 357-362.
Year: 2008
Living memorials are spaces created, used, or reappropriated by people as they employ the landscape to memorialize individuals, places, and events. Ranging from single tree plantings, to the creation of new parks, to the rededication of existing forests, hundreds of groups across the country…
Author(s): Erika S. Svendsen, Lindsay K. Campbell
Keywords: healing landscapes, public space, community forestry, stewardship, collective memory, 9-11
Source: NRS-INF-1-06. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 49 p.
Year: 2006
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