State/Federal Collaborative Governance Structures and Strategies
Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Presenters:
Greg Wolf (Moderator), Policy Consensus Initiative
Langdon Marsh, National Policy Consensus Center
Peter Murchie, National Policy Consensus Center
Anne Badgley, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Richard A. Whitley, Bureau of Land Management

Track: Matching the Process to the Problem: Navigating Process Choices

Description:
This panel will examine existing and proposed collaborative governance structures and strategies that are co-convened by federal and state government. The examples include: the Lower Columbia Solutions Group, on Columbia Gorge issues; the Bureau of Land Management’s strategy to utilize state and local conveners for community-based restoration efforts in the West; the Fort Clatsop to Sea Trail partnership between local government, the National Park Service and business interests; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's efforts to develop a collaborative strategy that integrates with state strategies and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s West Coast collaborative for reducing diesel exhaust emissions.

Primary Target Audience(s): Government Staff (Federal, State, Local and Tribal) • Native Americans, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians • Non-governmental Organizations

Handouts/Presentations:
State Federal Collaborative Governance Structures Presentation