Link to the Report
Community forest managers have adopted a stewardship approach to management of their tenures and recognize that forests are dynamic. Community forests are actively managing for old growth, biodiversity and working to create more resilient ecosystems in the face of climate change. They are incorporating wildfire risk and community safety, forest health, watershed protection and cultural values in their plans . They are putting an emphasis on active management of a suite of values, including jobs, to achieve balance on the land. In this report you will find examples of how community forests are actively managing for old growth on the land around their communities.