Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Tribes and Native-led 501(c)3 conservation organizations are eligible to apply for funding through the USDA to establish a community forest. The funding can cover up to 50% of costs to purchase forested lands in fee simple acquisitions for community benefit. In this one-hour webinar and Q&A session, participants will learn how the USDA Community Forest Program works and how to write and submit an application.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 12 pm Mountain
Join representatives of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the Kalispel Tribe of Indians to learn about their efforts to reacquire ancestral lands to protect tribal values and cultural resources, promote forest resilience, and provide opportunities for public education and recreation. Speakers will share how they leveraged resources and partnerships to advance goals surrounding restoring healthy forests , increasing access to culturally important plants, and more.