Webinar - Infrastructure Law & Forest Collaboratives: Overview & Program Potential


Get helpful information and resources on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for Colorado’s forest collaboratives: an overview of existing programs anticipating increased investments (CFLRP, GNA, Joint Chiefs, Cross-Boundary Ecosystem Restoration) and what applicants need to know.

Speakers and Topics:

  • General overview of IIJA and its relevance to forest collaboratives - Alex Funk, Director of Water Resources, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
  • Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program - Leah Fine, Assistant Coordinator, Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program, USDA Forest Service
  • Joint Chiefs Landscape Restoration Partnership - Jonas Feinstein, NRCS State Conservation Forester and Gretchen Reuning , Forest Program Director, Larimer Conservation District
  • WaterSMART - Avra Morgan, Program Coordinator, WaterSmart and Nickie McCann, PE, Contracting Officer Representative, Bureau of Reclamation
  • Cross-Boundary Ecosystem Restoration: USFS - Steve Lohr, Acting Deputy Regional Forester, Rocky Mountain Region
  • Cross-Boundary Ecosystem Restoration: DOI - Ian Barrett (invited), Fuels Program Lead, BLM CO state office
  • Good Neighbor Authority - Matt Etzenhouser, Regional Timber Sale Preparation/Appraisal Specialist and Stewardship Contracting Coordinator, USFS

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Contact Name: Gloria Edwards

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May 25, 2022 9:00 am to 11:00 am