There are many opportunities to hone partnership skills.
The Collaboration and Partnership Training Resources page has a wide range of partnership training opportunities.
AgLearn has online and instructor-led course that explore effective partnering, ethics and partnerships, tools for building effective national partnerships and others.
The National Forest Foundation website has good information:
The Conservation Connect page provides a learning network for community-based groups and Forest Service employees involved in collaborative stewardship on National Forest System lands.
- Their Collaboration Tools Search allows users to enter keywords to search a wide range of links.
- Their sign up link lets users sign up for events, including for the Partnership Peer Learning Sessions. These sessions, sponsored by the National Partnership Office, are part of a series designed for the Partnership Network, and offered in cooperation with the National Forest Foundation.
- The free online course “Grant Proposal”. The course addresses the history of grants along with how to research funds and write a proposal.
- More information on Outdoor Recreation Initiative.