On forest issues in our region, “collaboration” is the latest buzzword. Can long-standing issues be resolved by local or regional stakeholder discussions? Or is it more complicated than that? Or much more complicated? Some readings:
The complexities of collaboration by the Forest Service — High Country News and a response from a newish blog A New Century of Forest Planning. The comments to the blog postings are also well worth reading.
The official blog for the Forest Planning Rule — USDA Forest Service