for Schools – The Fuels for Schools project is an
innovation that solves two problems by making them into compatible
solutions. For example, how do you pay for the removal of
unmarketable, fire-prone trees from the forest; and how can
you better supply schools with clean-burning, readily available
energy? The answer is the Fuels for Schools program that has
implemented the use of wood biomass as an energy source to
provide economical heat in public schools. Go ahead, find
Management Fellows (PMF) Program – The PMF program,
administered by the Office of Personnel Management, is a tool
to recruit the best and brightest young professionals with
an interest in public service into the federal government.
Regions 1 and 4 express support for Cooperative Forestry’s
effort to recruit, train and actively place Presidential Management
Fellows. There are currently 14 active Presidential Management
Fellows working in the Forest Service, and many more that
have already graduated from the program and moved into permanent
management positions. If you have questions about the Forest
Service’s work with this program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
and Infrastructure Reconstruction Program – A temporary
program to help ranchers, the watersheds they reside in, and
the local economy in the aftermath of devastating fires. This
program provided imminent relief for over 300 fire-stricken
landowners whose livelihoods were on the “economic edge.”
with State Foresters - State foresters are the primary
delivery mechanism for most Cooperative Forestry programs.
It is the great depth and strength of this partnership that
is responsible for successful on-the-ground results. See how
Regions 1 and 4 Cooperative Forestry and State Foresters work
together in a variety of different areas.