Good Neighbor Authority Signed

U.S. Forest Service, California Natural Resources Agency sign master agreement supporting restoration activities

In a move that will increase collaborative forest management in California, the U.S. Forest Service and California Natural Resources Agency recently signed a Good Neighbor Authority (GNA) master agreement. This new agreement will allow state entities within the California Natural Resources Agency to complement the restoration work being done by U.S. Forest Service staff in California over the next 10 years. Supplemental agreements between national forests and California state agencies will tier to the master agreement and specifically identify the work the state can perform on National Forest System (NFS) lands.

Read more on the U.S. Forest Service’s web site: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r5/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD491362