"The Forest Service and the Forests Foundation agree to work cooperatively to demonstrate new forest management approaches that improve and restore ecosystem health of Ponderosa Pine forest ecosystems in the Flagstaff urban-wildland interface area. This cooperative project shall be referred to as the Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership" (Cooperative Agreement, 1998)
GREATER FLAGSTAFF FORESTS PARTNERSHIP, INC. (a non-profit organization)
- Makes restoration recommendations to agencies and landowners.
- Brings financial and human resources to carry out restoration activities.
- Decides on operations of the Partnership.
Board of Directors:
Paul Summerfelt, President, Flagstaff Fire Department
Steve Gatewood, Treasurer, Wildwood Consulting, LLC
Shaula Hedwall, US Fish & Wildlife Service
Anne Mottek Lucas, Mottek Consulting, LLC
Mark Sensibaugh, NAU - Ecological Restoration Institute
John Aber, Coconino County Planning Dept
Alan Kaufman, Coconino County Rural Environment Corps
UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE
Develops range of potential restoration prescriptions; considers Partnership recommendations for activities on National Forest Lands along with other public input.
Manages the NEPA process through Interdisciplinary Team on the Flagstaff Districts (Coconino National Forest); manages public involvement.
Brings financial and human resources to carry out restoration projects.
Administers all contracts for activities on National Forest Land.
PARTNERSHIP ADVISORY BOARD (PAB)
Partnership Advisory Board Member List