USFS partners with SEACC, others in stewardship


On Wednesday, July 10 the US Forest Service, the Wrangell Resource Council, and Southeast Alaska Conservation Council held a community collaboration workshop exploring opportunities for stewardship contracting in the Wrangell Ranger District.

Keith Rush, a conservation forester with The Nature Conservancy provided background on the Stewardship Contracting Authority, which allows local Forest Service districts to retain excess receipts from timber sales for use on conservation and restoration projects. Stewardship Contracting has been widely implemented in National Forests in the western states...

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