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Obama to Propose Shift in Wildfire Funding

WASHINGTON — President Obama’s annual budget request to Congress will propose a significant change in how the government pays to fight wildfires, administration officials said, a move that they say reflects the ways in which climate change is increasing the risk for and cost of those fires.
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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.

Additional Resources

The Joint Forestry Team encourages partnerships at the state, multi-state, watershed and local levels.  To foster these partnerships, the Team has compiled a growing list of resources for leaders to use to enhance their cooperative activities.

Apply for 2013 Two Chiefs Award

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are seeking nominations for the seventh annual Two Chiefs’ Partnership Award.  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. The deadline is May 30.

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