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group presentation katrina cortez (final revision)

Spring Semester 2013

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group presentation katrina cortez (final revision)

  1. 1. CommunityForestryBio 1310Katrina Cortez
  2. 2. What is Community Forestry? Community forestry is used to describethe efforts by communities – those unitedby a common interest or by a sense ofplace – to recognize and takeadvantage of the economic, social, andenvironmental opportunities afforded bytheir local forest resource, whether it is inpublic or private ownership, orsomewhere in between.
  3. 3. ….. What? Community forestry is used to describethe efforts by communities – those unitedby a common interest or by a sense ofplace – to recognize and takeadvantage of the economic, social, andenvironmental opportunities afforded bytheir local forest resource, whether it is inpublic or private ownership, orsomewhere in between. In simpler terms,community forestry iswhen the localcommunity plays asignificant role in forestmanagement andland use decisionmaking by them in thefacilitating support ofthe government.
  4. 4. Why is it important? Community Forestry is important becauseit is the nearby communities that will sufferthe most damage from resourcedegradation.
  5. 5. What are the benefits of having trees? Trees provide numerous environmentalsocial and economic benefits for people. Such as…..Improvement ofair and waterquality(reduction of pollutants)
  6. 6. What are the benefits of having trees? Trees provide numerous environmentalsocial and economic benefits for people. Such as…..Reduction ofFlooding
  7. 7. What are the benefits of having trees? Trees provide numerous environmentalsocial and economic benefits for people. Such as…..Reduction ofCooling&Heatingenergy needs
  8. 8. How doesCommunity Forestrywork?
  9. 9.  Community forestry is deeply concerned with howbenefits from forest resources, including timber andnontimber products, jobs and opportunities forvalue-added processing, are distributed.Community forestry seeks to ensure that localpeople have access to a portion of the benefitsflowing from nearby forests.Residents have access to theland and its resources
  10. 10.  Recognizing that neighboring communities stand tosuffer most from resource degradation, communityforestry aims to provide local people with themeaningful role in forest decision making.Residents participate in decisionsconcerning the forest.
  11. 11.  In the developing world, community forestryprograms have focused on areas where thebalance between subsistence cultures and thesurrounding forests has been upset by resourcedepletion and resulting social decline; in suchplaces, the first job is conservation and restoration.Similarly, in the United States, community forestrybegins with protecting and restoring forestresources.The community begins by protectingand restoring the forest
  12. 12.  Partners in Community Forestry National Conferencehttp://www.arborday.org/shopping/pcf/2013/index.cfm USDA Forestry Service – Community Forestry Programhttp://www.fs.fed.us/spf/coop/programs/loa/cfp.shtml

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Spring Semester 2013

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