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Community-Owned Forests: Possibilities, Experiences, and Lessons Learned (June 16-19)

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Slides: Community Ownership And Management Of Productive Forestland: Building Natural And Social Capital, Keith Bisson, Rodger Krussman Jun 2005

Slides: Community Ownership And Management Of Productive Forestland: Building Natural And Social Capital, Keith Bisson, Rodger Krussman

Community-Owned Forests: Possibilities, Experiences, and Lessons Learned (June 16-19)

Presenters: Keith Bisson, Quebec-Labrador Foundation, and Rodger Krussman, The Trust for Public Land

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Slides: Harrop-Procter Community Forest, Ramona Faust Jun 2005

Slides: Harrop-Procter Community Forest, Ramona Faust

Community-Owned Forests: Possibilities, Experiences, and Lessons Learned (June 16-19)

Presenter: Ramona Faust, General Manager, Harrop-Procter Community Forest, Canada

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Agenda: Community-Owned Forests: Possibilities, Experiences, And Lessons Learned, Communities Committee, University Of Montana. School Of Forestry. Bolle Center For People And Forests, Wilderness Society (U.S.), Nature Conservancy Of Montana, Swan Ecosystem Center, Northwest Connections, Blackfoot Challenge, Flathead Economic Policy Center, Pinchot Institute For Conservation, American Forests, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Jun 2005

Agenda: Community-Owned Forests: Possibilities, Experiences, And Lessons Learned, Communities Committee, University Of Montana. School Of Forestry. Bolle Center For People And Forests, Wilderness Society (U.S.), Nature Conservancy Of Montana, Swan Ecosystem Center, Northwest Connections, Blackfoot Challenge, Flathead Economic Policy Center, Pinchot Institute For Conservation, American Forests, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

Community-Owned Forests: Possibilities, Experiences, and Lessons Learned (June 16-19)

Community-owned forests may be the answer for some U.S. communities now confronting unanticipated and unwanted large scale land use changes – changes that could irrevocably change their local landscapes and quality of life. Across the country, millions of acres of private forest lands are being put up for sale as the forest products companies who own them find other, cheaper sources of supply. If, as is likely, purchasers divide and convert the forests to residential or other development uses, nearby communities face losing the critical economic, environmental, recreational, social, cultural, and aesthetic values and benefits those forests have traditionally provided ...