ABOUT US

MISSION

Promote forest, community, and watershed resilience through collaboration.

VISION

A resilient and adaptive upper Dolores River watershed that provides ecosystem services, maintains ecological integrity, and sustains community values in the face of environmental change, supported by a diverse and active collaborative group.

PROGRAM GOALS & STRATEGIES

Collaboratively implement forest management activities, including active forest treatments, mapping and analyses, policy recommendations, and adaptive management. Priority areas will be public and private lands that enhance ecosystem resilience and adaptive capacity, and reduce risks to homes, water supplies, infrastructure, and community assets.

Increase the capacity, viability, and sustainability of local forest product industries by integrating them into forest treatment initiatives that reduce risk and enhance resilience.

Foster a network of professionals and residents in order to better prepare for, respond to, and recover from severe wildfire, post-fire effects, and other disturbances.

Be a transparent, inclusive, effective, and engaged collaborative that is a community leader and resource for watershed protection and restoration.

PARTNERS & STAKEHOLDERS

Federal Agencies/Entities

State Agencies

Water

Local Government

Wood Products Industry

Aspen Wall Wood

Findley logging

Ironwood Group LLC

Montrose Forest Products

Short Forestry LLC

Stonertop Lumber

Underwood Forestry LLC

Nonprofit Organizations

Other

Empire Electric Association

Interested Community Members

Retired Professionals

Agricultural Producers

STAFF

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