Forest Service and Tribes Meet to Bridge a Gap Across Lands

 
Forest Service and Tribes Meet to Bridge a Gap Across Lands

When tribal elders and natural resource managers come together with the Forest Service and other federal agencies, informal discussions serve to broaden goals for sustaining the environment, explains Serra Hoagland in an interview aired on KUAF public radio. Hoagland, an Eastern Threat Center biological scientist, attended the 2014 To Bridge A Gap conference, an annual event held around the nation to facilitate such discussions. Following her presentation at the conference, “Indian Forest Management & USFS Science: Combining Traditional Ecological Knowledge with New USFS Research and Development Tools,” she spoke with Jacqueline Froelich, senior news producer and station-based NPR correspondent for KUAF, which is headquartered at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. In the interview, Hoagland and Northern Research Station scientist Mike Dockry highlight tribes' traditional knowledge and practices that contribute to and serve as a model for sustainable natural resource management. Read more in CompassLive...

 

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