Forest Service stewardship contracting program

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management of the Committee on Energy and Natural ... second session ... May 4, 2000 (S. hrg) by United States

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  Murphy Company, of Elma, Washington, challenges the award of a contract to Interfor U.S., Inc., of Port Angeles, Washington, by the Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, pursuant to a solicitation for the WWB Stewardship Integrated Resource Timber Contract (contract No. ). Murphy challenges the agency's evaluation of its technical approach and . To learn more about how and why non-agency stakeholders engage the Forest Service in the design and implementation of stewardship projects on National Forests. This virtual meeting will review lessons learned from a sample of recently completed stewardship contracts and agreements from across the country; evaluating common challenges. But, when the Forest Service heard about our roadtruthing last summer, they wanted our data. And when the Clackamas Stewardship Partners decided that it would be worth using funds from stewardship contracting for road-related restoration, an opportunity was born. Forest management. See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Natural resources -- Management; Ecosystem management; Forests and forestry; Forest pla.

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Stewardship Contracting Reporting, Guidance, and Directives Stewardship Contracting Direction. The USDA Forest Service and the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Forest Service stewardship contracting program book new authority to implement stewardship contracting and agreements in Section of Public Lawthe Agricultural Act of (PDF, 75 KB).

The Agricultural Act of. Year Stewardship Contracting. The omnibus budget bill, in Division O, Title II, Sectionsamended the stewardship contracting n extends the maximum duration of stewardship contracts and agreements in areas where the majority of Federal lands are in Fire Regime Groups I, II, and III up to 20 years and allows the agency to give a.

Congress created the stewardship program to give the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) the authority “to perform services to achieve land management goals for the national forests and the public lands that meet local and rural community needs.”.

Get this from a library. Forest Service stewardship contracting program: hearing before the Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session May 4, [United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The contracting program has had support from timber companies and forestry groups such as the National Association of State Foresters and the Pinchot Institute for Conservation, which monitors and evaluates the role of communities in stewardship contracting.

Most stewardship contracting is through the Forest Service, rather than BLM. In demonstration program (commonly referred to as the pilot program), and from projects offered when Stewardship Contracting authorities were made broadly available to the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management, but this guidebook onlyFile Size: KB.

The Stewardship Contracting Reauthorization and Improvement Act is a bill introduced in the th Congress by U.S. Senator Jeff bill would give the federal government more authority to enter into what are known as "forest stewardship contracts", with the goal being to reduce the risk of forest uced in: th United States Congress.

The N.C. Forest Service is accepting applications for Forest Development Program (FDP) Funding March News Release What We Do North Carolina's forest land is one of the greatest influences on the state, providing economic value and adding immeasurably to the quality of life for its residents.

Stewardship Contracting, Region 6 Tool Kit: Promoting Health & Sustainability () (pdf, kb) Published by the USDA Forest Service, this document provides practical advice for Forest Service staff and their community partners about how to implement ecosystem on: Hendricks Hall, Eugene,OR.

The result is Million Acres: Toward a Healthier and More Resilient US Forest Service. I served as the book’s editor. In my “day job,” I work for SAF as editor of its monthly newspaper, might use stewardship contracting of the sort Tholen and others write about.

In forest-health projects, a stewardship contractor typically thins an. Forest Service Contracting: A Basic Guide for Restoration Practitioner (pdf, 2 mb) External resources on stewardship contracting. USDA Forest Service: Stewardship End Result Contracting.

Best Value & Stewardship Contracting Guide Book (pdf, kb) Pinchot Institute: Stewardship Contracting on Federal Public LandsLocation: Hendricks Hall, Eugene,OR. Stewardship Contracting Authority – What Do You Think. J by Sharon. Categories Stewardship 10 Comments Post navigation.

to boost the value of forest treatments. Some areas like the LA Basin might benefit from thinning their unmanaged forests. Logs from certain species might fetch a pretty penny from an overseas source.

Forest Products Business Planning Guide: Start-Up and Existing Business Owners Page 1 Dear Forest Products Business Owner, The Forest Products Business Planning Guide is designed to assist startup and existing businesses develop a business plan.

The workbook should be File Size: 2MB. CURWOOD: There is one program the Forest Service wants to expand. It's an experiment that fits well with the Bush administration's determination to speed up logging in the national forests. It's called “stewardship contracting” and it's just now being tested at 84 sites around the country.

The mission of the Forest Health Program is to protect the health, vigor, and resiliency of our rural and urban forests.

Urban forestry is the careful and purposeful management of tree populations in urban settings for the purpose of improving the urban environment. Approximately 55 percent of Rhode Island is forested, however this resource is.

Forest Practices Act. Helping Landowners. Replanting Forests. Non-Motorized Trails. Motorized Trails. Forest Benefits. About Oregon's Forests. Agency Home Page Feature Box 1. Grants & Financial Incentives. Partner Agencies & Organizations Agency Home Page Feature Box 2.

Northwest Oregon Forest Management Plan and. The Forest Service is implementing pilot projects to study whether alternate means of contracting on National Forest System lands can better accomplish program objectives. Section of the FY Omnibus Appropriations Act authorizes the.

Evergreen Magazine was fortunate enough to interview our interim Chief of the Forest Service. The interview was done by Jim Petersen via email due to schedule and time constraints. This interview builds on Chief Christiansen’s remarks from early April in Moscow, Idaho – at the Idaho Forest Landowners Association annual meeting.

Contracting. The BLM oversees recreational opportunities, commercial activities (livestock grazing, oil and gas development, renewable energy development and initiatives, etc.), wildlife habitat, transportation systems, archaeological sites, wilderness areas, public land survey activities, and numerous other activities.

the broader goals, five national priorities help guide Forest Service execution of the agency mission: Uplift and empower Forest Service employees through a respectful, safe working environment. Be a good neighbor and provide excellent customer service.

Promote shared stewardship by increasing partnerships and volunteerism. The Forest Service is implementing Integrated Resource Contracts, FS, for use when timber products are measured after harvest, and FST, for use when timber products are measured before harvest. The contracts are for use in stewardship end result contracting pursuant to section In the s, environmental concerns and a declining timber market expanded the focus of the U.S.

Forest Service from timber harvesting to include restoration, species protection, and recreation. To address the loss of income from reduced timber sales, the concept of stewardship contracting arose: it allows national forests and Bureau of Land Management districts to. This paper examines micro-processes of institutionalization, using the case of stewardship contracting within the US Forest Service.

Our basic premise is that, until a. The Region 6 Office of the U.S. Forest Service contracted with Sustainable Northwest to develop the Guidebook in response to requests from collaborative stewardship groups for specific information about multiparty monitoring approaches in the Pacific Northwest.

Wildfire and Forest Service officials testified on ways to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire. The hearing also focused on the increasing number and intensity of wildfires in the West and. The Forest Service estimates that between 65 million and 82 million acres of national forests are in need of restoration, which they define using the aforementioned data on wildfire hazard.

Forest Service. The Forest Service works to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation's forests and grasslands. Agency Details Website: Forest Service. Contact: Contact the Forest Service. Local Offices: Contact Forest Service Regional Offices.

Locate a Forest or Grassland. Main Address: Independence Ave., SW. At the same time (circa –), stewardship contracting and agreements were being applied by the federal land management agencies, and they were gaining some popularity.

A Congressionally mandated Stewardship Contracting Pilot Program evolved into a regular contracting tool for the USFS and BLM (SectionP.L. ).Author: Alex Cousins, Colleen O’Sullivan, Patrick Frost. Forest Stewardship.

B.C. is a world leader in sustainable forest management with leading-edge environmental practices. Owning 94 per cent of the land and forest resources lets us determine where, when and how forest resources can be used. 4 Note that stewardship contracting is rarely used on Oregon & California lands (O&C lands) in western Oregon due to regulations.

5 CFLRP 6 Past programmatic monitoring reports are available for download here. Six former Forest Service Chiefs call for reauthorization of stewardship contracting, noting it as the "tool of choice throughout the USFS.".

Stewardship authority allows the Forest Service to collect monies from a contractor and retain those funds at the project site or another project site. While those funds come from the forest products that are being sold, we may be able to push the envelope and say that stewardship authority allows us to augment our appropriations.Stewardship Contracting of National Forest Lands, ; Box 2 Folder Stewardship, Includes research and governmental reports concerning USDA Forest Service stewardship contracting pilots, a list of stewardship projects, emails, and other correspondence concerning charter forests.

Grazing, Box 2 Folder   Stewardship contracting authority allows the Forest Service to implement forest management projects supported by revenues generated through the sale of forest products yielded by the management project.

Counties support stewardship contracting as one of the many tools at land managers’ disposal to responsibly manage our federal lands.