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6/6 Field Tour: Puerco Collaborative Landscape Restoration Project

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Field Tour: Puerco Collaborative Landscape Restoration Project

0900-1530. Meet at the Flying J, Exit 39 off of Interstate 40, approximately 42 miles west of Grants, NM and assemble into passenger vans before setting out.

We will be visiting numerous sites to view existing conditions and discuss needs for change and proposed treatments.

Please bring a bagged lunch. Light refreshments provided. Bring appropriate clothing, including a rain jacket, boots, water, food, and sunscreen.

Please RSVP to Shawn Martin, samartin@fs.fed.us by June 2nd if you would like to attend.

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Collaborative Team Meeting in Gallup - 4/4/17

Zuni Mountains Collaborative meeting rescheduled for Tuesday April 4th in Gallup

February 28th, 2017 - Octavia Fellin Public Library meeting room, 115 W. Hill Ave. Gallup,  NM 87301

The April collaborative team meeting will cover important topics including NEPA analysis for the Rio Puerco portion of the CFLR, the future of collaboration in the Zuni Mountains, and updates on monitoring, outreach, and the status of restoration treatment implementation.

Please RSVP to matt@forestguild.org by Friday, March 31st if you plan to attend so that we can provide lunch for all participants. Please indicate if you have any dietary restrictions. 

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Tribal partnership meetings

The landscape restoration strategy embodied in the Zuni Mountains CFLRP is essential to accelerating the Cibola’s restoration efforts while stabilizing local wood manufacturing industries and creating jobs. Planning at the multiple watershed level, the Zuni Mountains landscape strategy approaches forest restoration and economic development at a scale that achieves meaningful ecological, social, and economic results across jurisdictional boundaries. The project plan identifies a land base anchored by prioritized national forest system land in need of restoration and adjacent high priority tribal, state, and private land holdings.

Tribal participation is essential to ensure program success. The Tribal Partnership meetings are a critical tool to encourage tribal participation. In an effort to establish meaningful, on-going relationships and the development of future collaboratives, the Forest Stewards Guild hosted a series of meetings in early May of 2016 with representatives from the Cibola National Forest and five tribes directly impacted by the program (Baahaali Navajo Chapter, Ramah Navajo Chapter, Pueblo of Zuni, Pueblo of Laguna, and Pueblo of Acoma). Below are the notes from those meetings. 

The notes from the May 3rd and 4th tribal partnership meetings can be accessed here.



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