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VIDEO: JFT leadership meeting includes Collaboration Showcase

The Joint Forestry Team (JFT) held its annual leadership meeting virtually on Dec. 9 to recap 2020 projects and explore opportunities for the JFT to work on in the coming year. JFT members heard from NRCS Acting Chief Kevin Norton, Forest Service Associate Deputy Chief for State and Private Forestry John Crockett, NACD President-Elect Michael… [...]

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JFT sets 2020 priorities at annual meeting

The Joint Forestry Team (JFT) held its 2020 in-person meeting in Las Vegas as part of the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) Annual Meeting in February. “Meeting face-to-face, to discuss our common goals and challenges, helps us identify critical needs that can be addressed most effectively by working together,” JFT Chair Susan Stein said.… [...]

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Joint Forestry Team renews MOU, commitment to coordinating conservation delivery

On March 11, the National Association of State Foresters, the USDA Forest Service, the National Association of Conservation Districts, and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service renewed their shared commitment to coordinating delivery of conservation assistance to America's forest landowners, farmers, and ranchers. "The Joint Forestry Team (JFT) is made up of the top four… [...]

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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 throughout the Upper South Platte Partnership. It was the first time in the JFT’s 11-year existence the group has organized a field tour as part of its annual meeting. The… [...]

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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 of the U.S. Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), National Association of State Foresters (NASF) and NACD. Its mission is to make recommendations that result in coordinated interagency delivery… [...]

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Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership proposal solicitation for FY2018

The Forest Service (FS) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are requesting proposals for funding consideration in fiscal year (FY) 2018 within the Joint Chiefs' Landscape Restoration Partnership (JCLRP). The intent of the partnership is to achieve measurable objectives through restoration projects that coordinate conservation activities on public and private lands. Projects funded will enable… [...]

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