US Forest Service Expanded Authority Best Practices

In this web chat, US Forest Service agency staff and nonprofit partners discuss the Expanded Partnership Authority established in 2014 and the recently developed Best Practices guide to help inform Forest Service staff and partners on how best to interpret the agreement to create and sustain successful partnerships

Click here to listen to a recording from Toby Bloom, National Program Manager for Travel, Tourism, and Interpretation for the Forest Service on what's new with the partnership authority.


Below, listen to our web chat that further discusses the authority and the Best Practices guide.

Facilitators for this web chat:

  • Carol Cole , Public Outreach & Partnership Coordinator, Sawtooth National Forest & Sawtooth National Recreation Area
  • Carlton Murrey,  Executive Director, Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Association
  • Carol Ryan,  Interpretation, Cons Ed, Tourism Program Manager for the US Forest Service, Intermountain Region

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