Peer Learning Session: US Forest Service Partnership Authorities and Agreements (2/3/2022)
During this peer learning session attendees will:
• Gain an understanding of recent changes to the Service First authority;
• Hear overviews and examples of partnership authorities and agreements including Service First Authority, Good Neighbor Authority, Stewardship Agreements, and Shared Stewardship; and
• Have an opportunity to ask questions of the speakers
Mixing & Matching Authorities for Success in Shared Stewardship peer learning session (November 1, 2021)
During this session, speakers described the authorities that can be useful for achieving success in Shared Stewardship, described the ins and outs of using these authorities, discussed the role of these authorities in advancing Shared Stewardship of our nation's forests, and answered questions from attendees about mixing and matching authorities for success in Shared Stewardship. Speakers included Lynn Sholty, U.S. Forest Service Grants and Agreements Specialist; Alison Leiman, U.S. Forest Service Business Operations Grants Policy Specialist; Cody Desautel, Intertribal Timber Council President and Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation Natural Resources Director; Phil Rigdon, Intertribal Timber Council Vice President and Yakama Nation Department of Natural Resources Superintendent; and Jon Songster, Idaho Department of Lands Good Neighbor Authority Bureau Chief.