Pennsylvania Dept Of Conservation And Natural Resources And USDA Sign Agreement For Shared Stewardship

The Government of Pennsylvania
October 31, 2022
Category: Forestry
Region: United States, US East

Ellen Shulzabarger & Randy Moore

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Bureau of Forestry and the United States Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service (USDA) signed an Agreement to Advance Shared Stewardship, strengthening their commitment to collaborative land management efforts throughout Pennsylvania. …The agreement establishes a framework that advances the state and the Forest Service to work collaboratively on forest management, accomplishing mutual goals, furthering common interests, and effectively responding to the increasing suite of challenges facing the communities, landscapes and natural resources in Pennsylvania. …The federal, state, and private land managers in Pennsylvania face a range of urgent challenges, among them are invasive insect and disease outbreaks, non-native invasive plant invasion and increased risk of wildfire and floods. To read the agreement, visit the Forest Service Shared Stewardship website.

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