WGA Webinar on Partnering with Tribes on Shared Land Management Goals

The Western Governors’ Association will host the webinar, “Partnering with Tribes on Shared Land Management Goals” on May 30 from 11 a.m.—1 p.m. (MT) as part of the Western Governors’ National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative.

The webinar will examine innovative ways for federal land managers to form collaborative, cross-boundary partnerships with local tribes. A case study will highlight work done with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe on the Fort Pierre National Grasslands.

The webinar will be moderated by Susan Johnson, Regional Tribal Relations Program Manager, U.S. Forest Service, with remarks by Governor J. Michael Chavarria of Santa Clara Pueblo. Panelists include: Dan Svingen, District Ranger, Ft. Pierre National Grasslands; Dr. Shaun Grassel, Wildlife Biologist, Fish and Wildlife Department, Lower Brule Sioux Tribe; and Jim Durglo, Intertribal Timber Council, Fire Technical Specialist.

Sounds interesting.. here’s the link for registration

Anyone is invited to attend and give any impressions. Please send me your observations in a file for posting as a guest post.

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