Implementation of Strategies in Working Toward Desired Future Forest Conditions
Landscape Implementation involves on-the-ground-activities, eductional opportunities, active management, and collaborative projects to act on strategies identified to work toware desired future forest conditions.
Regional landscape commitees develop and implement projects (also known as Opportuntiy Areas) to address the goals and strategies outlined in the regional forest resource plans. These projects involve multiple partners, including landowners, foresters, townships and county officials, and resource managers from Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs), resoource conservation and development districts (RC&Ds), and state and federal agencies.
Developed for both public and private lands, these projects address a range of topics in such areas as forestry and watershed education, wildlife habitat, joint timber sale planning, technical assistance for private landowners, and open lands management. Visit our Projects page to learn about a few of the current, on-the-ground projects that regional landscape committees have initiated.
In addition to collaborative forest management projects, regional committees are active on the local-level providing outreach and educational opportunities for forest landowners as well as supporting research that addresses information needs within the landscapes.