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Title Forestry cooperatives : what today's resource professionals need to know : a satellite conference held November 18, 2003, St. Paul, MN / Pamela Jakes, compiler.

Imprint St. Paul, MN : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station, [2006]

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 Axe Federal Documents Online  A 13.88:NC-266    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (iv, 62 pages).
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computer c rdamedia
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Series General technical report NC ; 266
General technical report NC ; 266.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Nonindustrial private forest (NIPF) land represents approximately 48 percent of the forest land cover in the United States, and conscientious stewardship of these forests is a perennial issue facing natural resource professionals. In an attempt to draw on the strengths of NIPF ownership, some entrepreneurial forest landowners are developing forest landowner cooperatives. In this proceedings of a satellite conference, we present information designed to help natural resource professionals and cooperative development specialists to: (1) gain a better understanding of cooperatives and a deeper insight into some of the successes and challenges of cooperatives; (2) evaluate whether the forestry cooperative model is right for your area and, if so, how to further the discussion locally; (3) see how cooperatives can complement other landowner assistance programs such as Tree Farm, Forest Stewardship, and woodland owner associations; and (4) hear first hand about the experiences of forestry cooperative initiatives in Massachusetts, Virginia, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Washington."--Page [63].
Contents Introduction / Charlie Blinn -- Nonindustrial private forest landowners and sources of assistance / Eli Sagor -- What is a cooperative? / Kimberly Zeuli -- Cooperative functions: meeting members' needs / Mark G. Rickenbach -- Forestry cooperatives: past and present / Mark G. Rickenbach -- Forest owner cooperation around the world: where, how, and why it succeeds / David B. Kittredge -- Achieving cooperative success / Kimberly Zeuli -- Learning from the experiences of others: four forest landowner cooperatives share their stories / Pamela Jakes.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL star
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL pda
Subject Forests and forestry, Cooperative -- United States -- Congresses.
Private forests -- United States -- Congresses.
Forests and forestry, Cooperative. (OCoLC)fst00932793
Private forests. (OCoLC)fst01077502
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings. (OCoLC)fst01423772
Added Author Jakes, Pamela J.
United States. Forest Service. North Central Research Station.
Other Form: Forestry cooperatives iv, 62 p. (DLC) 2006415164 (OCoLC)70792352
Gpo Item No. 0083-B-06 (online)
Sudoc No. A 13.88:NC-266

 
    
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