National Forest Foundation

Oregon-Washington CCLS Past Awards

Projects receiving funding under the Community Capacity and Land Stewardship Program in Oregon and Washington

Explore the projects that received funding through the Community Capacity and Land Stewardship Program in Oregon and Washington in recent years.

Note: the years listed below correspond to the NFF's fiscal year.

Cascade Pacific RC & D, Inc.
McKenzie Watershed Stewardship Group Capacity Building and Program Development
To engage a professional facilitator to work with the McKenzie Watershed Stewardship Group to further develop stewardship contracts in up to three planning areas of the McKenzie River Ranger District: Quartz, Flat Country, and 3-D.
Willamette National Forest
www.cascadepacific.org

High Desert Partnership
Harney County Restoration Collaborative - Talking About Prescribed Fire
To increase awareness, understanding and support for the beneficial use of prescribed fire to increase ecosystem resistance and resilience to wildfire through increased capacity to plan informational outreach efforts.
Malheur National Forest
http://www.highdesertpartnership.org

Hood River Forest Collaborative
Mount Hood National Forest Collaboration and Accelerated Restoration
To work with the Mt. Hood National Forest to accelerate planning and implementation of forest restoration projects including supporting project agreements, local economic development, and enhanced ecological resilience.
Mt. Hood National Forest

Northeast Washington Forestry Coalition
Northeast Washington Forestry Coalition
To accelerate project planning, enhance ecosystem health, and support economic vitality. Funding will provide critical capacity to develop project agreements covering more than 200,000 acres.
Colville National Forest
http://www.newforestrycoalition.org

Ochoco Forest Restoration Collaborative
Tiering Large-scale Planning to Place-based Restoration
To engage with the National Forest as the Blue Mountain Resiliency Team’s large-scale EIS is implemented, integrating collaborative input into the Record of Decision, resolving project-specific issues, and developing a model others can follow.
Ochoco National Forest
http://ochocoforest.org/

Pinchot Partners
Developing Strategic Documents to Improve Pace and Scale of Forest Restoration
To develop strategic documents and conduct outreach to community organizations and students. The documents will improve collaborative efficiency and lead to increased forest restoration while outreach will diversify membership and expand awareness.
Gifford Pinchot National Forest
http://www.pinchotpartners.org

Siuslaw Watershed Council
Siuslaw Coho Partnership Capacity
To facilitate Siuslaw Coho Partnership actions that lead to successful implementation of collaborative coho habitat restoration projects, with a focus on private industrial timberland adjacent to Siuslaw National Forest.
Siuslaw National Forest
https://www.siuslaw.org/

South Gifford Pinchot Collaborative
Pathways to Implementation: Advancing Restoration on the South Gifford Pinchot National Forest
To build pathways for increased restoration on the S. Gifford Pinchot National Forest by expanding use of Good Neighbor Authority, applying collaborative zones of agreement toward a programmatic planning approach, and implementing a monitoring plan.
Gifford Pinchot National Forest
http://www.southgpc.org/

Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative
Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative Capacity Building 2019
To provide capacity for the Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative to continue important multi-party collaboration that is increasing pace and scale of restoration by providing social agreement and developing trust to get more work accomplished.
Willamette National Forest
http://southwillamette.wix.com/swfc

Wallowa Resources Inc
Building Zones of Agreement and Expanding Operating Principles
To develop up to three topical-based Zones of Agreement around relevant forest restoration issues. In order to increase effectiveness & trust, we will also expand our Operating Principles to meet the current & future needs of the Collaboratives.
Umatilla and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests
http://www.wallowaresources.org

Blue Mountain Forest Partners
Blue Mountains Forest Partners Collaborative Capacity Building Project
To develop zones of agreement that enhance BMFP’s adaptive management framework and increase its restoration footprint, expand our collaborative efforts to include regulatory agencies, and undertake strategic community outreach.
Malheur National Forest
http://www.bluemountainsforestpartners.org

Lomakatsi Restoration Project
Klamath Tribal Ecosystem Restoration Partnership
To build the Klamath Tribes' capacity to collaboratively manage within 1.7 million acres of the Fremont-Winema NF. This project will assist in the restoration of ancestral lands, and the socio-economic prosperity of the tribal community.
Fremont-Winema National Forest
http://www.lomakatsi.org

Ochoco Forest Restoration Collaborative
Ochoco Forest Restoration Collaborative: Creating a Roadmap for Success
To increase the pace and scale of forest restoration, developing project-level agreements and a process that tiers our local work to a multi-forest EIS. We will support job future creation, creating a shared vision for local biomass utilization.
Ochoco National Forest

South Gifford Pinchot Collaborative
A Road Map to Increased Pace and Scale of Restoration on the South Gifford Pinchot National Forest
To develop a strategic framework for increased restoration on the southern GPNF focused on efficiency improvements in the forest planning process, a monitoring plan, and partnership opportunities to meet ecological, social, and economic needs.
Gifford Pinchot National Forest
http://www.southgpc.org/

Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative
Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative Capacity Building 2018
To provide capacity for the Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative to achieve its mission by supporting ongoing projects that are good for the Forest and nearby communities.
Willamette National Forest
http://southwillamette.wix.com/swfc

Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board
North Central Washington Forest Health Collaborative
To facilitate the North Central Washington Forest Health Collaborative, a diverse coalition working with Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest to increase the pace and scale of forest restoration.
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
http://www.ucsrb.org

Wallowa Resources Inc
Inter-Collaborative Capacity Building and Coordination
To leverage the combined strengths of our two organizations, expand public input & grow our regional network. This will allow us to facilitate ongoing restoration projects with greater efficiencies, and increase the pace & scale of our efforts.
Wallowa-Whitman and Umatilla National Forests
http://www.wallowaresources.org

Wasco County Soil & Water Conservation District
Mount Hood National Forest Joint Collaborative Effort
To enhance and streamline efficiencies in administration and oversight of the Wasco County Forest Collaborative and Hood River Stewardship Collaborative to increase pace, scale and quality of ecological forest management on the Mt. Hood National Forest.
Mount Hood National Forest
http://www.wascoswcd.org

Wild Rivers Coast Forest Collaborative
Wild Rivers Coast Forest Collaborative: Participatory Planning and Implementation Design
To strengthen the collaborative planning processes through well facilitated shared learning activities. Through this work, the group will create strategies for effective implementation of landscape scale restoration projects.
Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Blue Mountain Forest Partners
Blue Mountains Forest Partners Collaborative Capacity Building Project
To implement a scientifically robust, multifaceted adaptive management framework that informs treatments on the ground and encourages wider collaborative participation in development of, and support for, ecologically appropriate treatments.
Malheur National Forest
http://www.bluemountainforestpartners.org

High Desert Partnership
Harney County Restoration Collaborative Talking in the Woods
To enhance the Harney County Restoration Collaborative’s ability to engage our community to implement restoration projects and affect job creation. This will be accomplished by maintaining organizational capacity to sustain collaborative work.
Malheur National Forest
http://www.highdesertpartnership.org

Northeast Washington Forestry Coalition
Vision 2020: Broadening Collaboration Across Sectors and Boundaries in NE Washington
To increase diversity in collaborative representation, working across boundaries and using past monitoring to create projects supporting jobs & small business. Improved guidelines for roads and post-disturbance harvest are critical.
Colville National Forest
http://www.newforestrycoalition.org

Pinchot Partners
Incorporating Recreation Into Collaboration
To continue to facilitate landscape project development on the 30,000 acre Iron Creek watershed. They will also expand collaboration to include recreation and complete a forest wide huckleberry restoration strategy.
Gifford Pinchot National Forest
http://www.pinchotpartners.org

South Gifford Pinchot Collaborative
Restoring the Wind River Watershed through an All-Lands Approach
To develop a Wind River watershed landscape assessment through an all-lands approach and build capacity for collaborative agreement on controversial issues so that forest health and economic opportunities for local communities are improved.
Gifford PInchot National Forest
http://www.southgpc.org/

Southern Oregon Small Diameter Stewardship Collaborative
Rogue Basin Cohesive Forest Restoration Strategy Partnership
To enable us to better identify, implement and monitor projects, expand local capacity to use prescribed fire and create a story map to expand public awareness.
Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
http://www.forestrestorationcollaborative.org/

Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative
Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative 2017 Capacity Building
To provide funding for a part-time coordinator/facilitator to provide much need support for SWFC board and collaborative committees.
Willamette National Forest
http://southwillamette.wix.com/swfc

Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board
North Central Washington Forest Health Collaborative
To accelerate landscape scale terrestrial and aquatic restoration on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, and create economic benefits and jobs in the region through restoration activities.
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
http://www.ucsrb.org

Wallowa Resources Inc
Umatilla Forest Collaborative Group: Outreach, Education, InterCollaborative Network Building
To expand public outreach/accessibility, establish mutually-beneficial regional cooperative networks with other Collaboratives, continue facilitation of ongoing restoration projects, and design & implement a project monitoring process for students.
Umatilla National Forest, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
http://www.wallowaresources.org

Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council
Umpqua Working Lands Collaborative
To build a strategic partnership with Umpqua National Forest to guide the next 10 years of resource stewardship to benefit our economically-challenged local timber-dependent communities.
Umpqua National Forest
http://www.coastfork.org

High Desert Partnership
Harney County Restoration Collaborative
To increase organizational capacity for continued collaborative work to advance landscape scale restoration on the Malheur Forest. Approved forest health and fire hazard mitigation projects will support our community through job creation.
Malheur National Forest
http://www.highdesertpartnership.org

Lomakatsi Restoration Project
Klamath Tribal Ecosystem Restoration Partnership
To build the Klamath Tribes’ capacity to collaboratively manage within 1.7 million acres of the Fremont-Winema NF. This project will assist in the restoration of ancestral lands, and the socio-economic prosperity of the tribal community.
Fremont-Winema National Forest
http://www.lomakatsi.org

Northeast Washington Forestry Coalition
Vision 2020: Enhancing Collaborative Restoration Capacity in Northeast Washington
To build stronger ties with community development experts; improve our guidelines based on 2015 monitoring and the new Forest Plan; and collaborate on restoration projects, including those impacted by wildfires.
Colville National Forest
http://www.newforestrycoalition.org

Ochoco Forest Restoration Collaborative
Scaling Up: Building Trust and Collaborative Agreements to Support Landscape Restoration
To implement priority strategies from our recently completed strategic plan, expand multiparty monitoring in the Wolf Watershed and develop collaborative agreements for dry forest types. This scales our work up to landscape level.
Ochoco National Forest
http://sites.google.com/site/ochococollaborative/

Pinchot Partners
Expanding Forest Restoration through Collaboration
To improve collaboration through science and team building sessions, engage in forest restoration via watershed planning and retained receipts projects and develop a forest huckleberry restoration strategy with GPNF.
Gifford Pinchot National Forest
http://www.pinchotpartners.org

South Gifford Pinchot Collaborative
Collaborative Advancement Benefits Watershed Planning
To improve common agreement to increase efficiency in watershed planning with the FS. Planning efficiency will advance stewardship sales, increasing retained receipts for restoration to benefit forest health and rural communities economies.
Gifford Pinchot National Forest
http://www.southgpc.org/

South Umpqua Rural Community Partnership
SURCP Collaborative Stewardship Project
To increase the ecological function of the project area through restoration ecology, strengthen and expand collaborative capacity, support local workforce development and heighten grass roots engagement in our whole watershed restoration project.
Umpqua National Forest
http://www.surcp.org

Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative
Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative Capacity Building
To fund a part time coordinator for the Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative to continue building capacity for this one-year-old organization and support ongoing projects.
Willamette National Forest
http://southwillamette.wix.com/swfc

Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board
North Central Washington Forest Health Collaborative
To accelerate landscape scale terrestrial and aquatic restoration on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, and creates economic benefits and jobs in the region through restoration activities.
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
http://www.ucsrb.org

Wallowa Resources Inc
Wallowa-Whitman Forest Collaborative - Facilitating Implementation and Learning
To expand agreements to advance forest restoration and community revitalization in NE Oregon through an annual work plan, project selection criteria, and implementation and monitoring activities for the Lower Joseph Creek and East Face projects.
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
http://www.wallowaresources.org