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NY Times WORLD | November 23, 2010 Ixtl'an de Ju'arez Journal: Growing a Forest, and Harvesting Jobs By ELISABETH MALKIN Zapotec Indians in Mexico have become exemplars of community forest ownership and management.
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File PDF document Keeping Water in Traditional Communities
There's a movement afoot in the acequia community to keep water flowing for traditional uses. While it doesn't necessarily relate to environmental flows, the environmental community may find inspiration-or at the very least, better understand rural communities, the challenges they face, and their attempts at protecting the waters flowing through acequias and ditches.
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File PDF document SIERRA COUNTY Draft Wildfire Hazard Mitigation and Implementation Plan
New Mexico Sierra County Action Plan (pdf)
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File PDF document Sierra Land Grant Community Coalition Fire Plan (pdf)
New Mexico Sierra Land Grant Community Coalition Fire Plan (pdf)
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File PDF document Siletz Tribal Energy Program
The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, located on the Oregon coast, have created an innovative renewable energy program. The Siletz Tribal Planning Department created the Siletz Tribal Energy Program (STEP) through a grant from the Administration for Native Americans in 2009. Much of their work is focused on improving tribal buildings and homes. STEP prioritizes community involvement as a way to increase awareness of tribal members, promote skills-training in the tribal community and promote tribal independence in energy.
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File PDF document Establishing a Community Tree Workshop Info
A workshop, Establishing A Community Tree Program, will be offered on the University of New Mexico campus in Albuquerque. The goal of the four-hour workshop is to empower communities to implement a tree management plan and care for their community trees.
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An online collection of resources from the Center for Watershed Protection and the US Forest Service Northeastern Area. Provides useful tools and training materials about managing urban forests for watershed health. Links to topical collections including: Forest Planning And Assessment, Reducing Stormwater Runoff, Forest-Friendly Development, and Planting and Maintaining Trees
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File Community Forest Program (CFP) Request for Applications - due 01/13/17
This is a competitive grant program whereby local governments, qualified nonprofit organizations, and Indian tribes are eligible to apply for grants to establish community forests through fee simple acquisition of private forest land from a willing seller. The purpose of the program is to establish community forests by protecting forest land from conversion to non-forest uses and provide community benefits such as sustainable forest management, environmental benefits including clean air, water, and wildlife habitat; benefits from forest-based educational programs; benefits from serving as models of effective forest stewardship; and recreational benefits secured with public access. All local government and qualified nonprofit organization applications must be submitted to the State Forester of the State where the property is located. All tribal applications must be submitted to the equivalent Tribal government official. Applications are due to the State Forester or the appropriate Tribal official by January 13, 2017. For NM: Donald Griego, Deputy State Forester: (505) 476-3325. For AZ: Jeff Whitney, State Forester: 602-771-1400. Applicants are encouraged to contact and work with the Forest Service Southwestern Region and State Forester or equivalent Tribal government official when developing their proposal. Applicants must consult with the State Forester or equivalent Tribal government official prior to requesting technical assistance for a project. All applicants must also send an email to communityforest@ to confirm an application has been submitted for funding consideration. State Foresters and Tribal government officials shall submit applications, either electronic or hardcopy, to the Forest Service Region.
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The mission of the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute (CFRI) is to enhance the capacities of Colorado's land managers, landowners, collaborative forest health partnerships, and communities to mitigate forest wildfire risk to communities and improve forest resilience.
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NMFWRI is a statewide effort that engages government agencies, academic and research institutions, land managers, and the interested public in the areas of forest and watershed management.
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