A Resource Guide

Case Studies, Forest Stories

A Resource Guide for Community Forests
Introducing the Northwest Community Forest Coalition’s Community Forest Handbook! Developed with input from coalition members across the region, this document covers community forest development from beginning to end.  Key topics include:

  • Governance: Who gets to make decisions?
  • Steps Required: How do you go from an idea to bringing a community forest into fruition?
  • Finance and Funding: How do you align the available sources of public and private dollars to buy a forest?
  • State and Federal Programs: An overview of programs that can support community forest acquisition.