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JFT tours partnership sites near Denver

The national Joint Forestry Team (JFT) met in Denver, Colorado in August to discuss team strategies, goals and accomplishments, as well as tour project sites…

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Cooperative Forestry Act celebrates 40 Years of helping private forest owners
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Ohio DNR Forestry and conservation districts collaborate to create best management practices
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JFT sets 2018 priorities

In January, the Joint Forestry Team (JFT) held its 2018 in-person meeting in Nashville, Tenn., as part of NACD’s 72nd Annual Meeting. The JFT consists…

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Our Mission

The Joint Forestry Team’s purpose is to make recommendations that result in coordinated interagency delivery of forestry and conservation assistance for working forests, farms, and ranches.

Team participants seek to improve the sustainability of the nation’s forests in order to provide optimum levels of public benefits and ecosystem services.

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Success Stories

Fixing windbreaks in Kansas

Windbreaks are an important practice for many Kansas farmers and ranchers. Among many benefits they help protect the soil and… [...]

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Two Chiefs Partnership Awards

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) collect nominations each year for the Two Chiefs’ Partnership Awards. The awards are given to recognize successful conservation efforts made possible through partnerships among employees or officials from state forestry agencies and conservation districts, as well as Forest Service and NRCS, who have worked collaboratively to support conservation and forest stewardship.

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