PARTNERS OF THE 2-3-2

Partnerships formed through the 2-3-2 have resulted in new business, hundreds of treated acres, numerous outreach and educational opportunities, and at least ten training events. Together, we have secured over $5 million to bridge geographic boundaries and improve the health of our forests, our watersheds, and our communities.

AGENCIES

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Colorado State Forestry Service

New Mexico State Forestry Division

Bureau of Land Management
–Colorado State Office
–New Mexico State Office

US Forest Service
–Carson National Forest
–Rio Grande National Forest
–San Juan National Forest

Natural Resources Conservation Service
–Colorado
–New Mexico

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Colorado Department of Fire Prevention and Control

Soil & Water Conservation Districts
–Colorado
–New Mexico

NGO’s

San Juan Headwaters Forest Health Partnership

San Juan-Chama Watershed Partnership

Trout Unlimited

Chama Peak Land Alliance

Wildfire Adapted Partnership

Colorado Forest Restoration Institute

Mountain Studies Institute

The Nature Conservancy, NW & CO

Natural Resources Conservation Service

New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute

Rio Grande Watershed Emergency Action Coordination Team

Rio Grande Water Fund

Bureau of Indian Affairs

The Bureau of Indian Affairs’ mission is to enhance the quality of life, to promote economic opportunity, and to carry out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.

Contact: TBA

San Juan Headwaters Forest Health Partnership

The San Juan Headwaters Forest Health Partnership was established in 2009. Our mission is to provide a forum to share stakeholder perspectives in order to develop science-based collaborative priorities for management and monitoring of forests in the Pagosa Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest in Southwestern Colorado.

Contact: Aaron Kimple, akimple@mountainstudies.org

Wildfire Adapted Partnership

FireWise of Southwest Colorado strives to keep lives, homes, and property from being damaged by wildfire. We provide education, planning and mitigation support to spark wildfire preparedness in the hearts of our neighbors!

Contact: Ashley Downing, edfirewise@gmail.com

The Chama Peak Land Alliance

The Chama Peak Land Alliance is a diverse group of conservation-minded landowners committed to embracing and practicing responsible land, water and wildlife stewardship in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico for the benefit of our tri-cultural heritage and for generations to come.

Contact: Emily Hohman, emily.hohman@chamapeak.org

Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

Contact: TBA

Wildfire Adapted Partnership

FireWise of Southwest Colorado strives to keep lives, homes, and property from being damaged by wildfire. We provide education, planning and mitigation support to spark wildfire preparedness in the hearts of our neighbors!

Contact: Ashley Downing, edfirewise@gmail.com

San Juan National Forest

San Juan National Forest covers 1.8 million acres in the southwestern corner of Colorado. The Forest Supervisor’s Office is located in the San Juan Public Lands Center in Durango, Colorado, with district offices in Bayfield, Dolores and Pagosa Springs.

Contact: Matt Tuten, mtuten@fs.fed.us

Carson National Forest

The Carson National Forest is one of five National Forests in New Mexico. The National Forests are America’s “great outdoors,” here to serve the American people at work and play!Some of the finest mountain scenery in the Southwest is found in the 1.5 million acres covered by the Carson National Forest. Elevations rise from 6,000 feet to 13,161 feet at Wheeler Peak, the highest in New Mexico. Our objective is to maintain that natural beauty.

Contact: TBA

Rio Grande National Forest

The 1.83 million acre Rio Grande National Forest is located in southcentral Colorado and remains one of the true undiscovered jewels of Colorado. The Forest is composed of a myriad of ecosystems ranging from high elevation desert at 7600 feet above sea level to rocky crags at over 14,300 feet in the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

Contact: TBA

Mountain Studies Institute

To empower communities, managers, and scientists to innovate solutions through mountain research, education, and practice.

Contact: Aaron Kimple, akimple@mountainstudies.org

Colorado Forest Restoration Institute

The Colorado Forest Restoration Institute is a science-based outreach and engagement organization hosted by the Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship and the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University. CSU is a land-grant university with a mission to provide teaching, research, public service, and engagement that CFRI strives to uphold.

Contact: Brett Wolk, Brett.wolk@coloradostate.edu, 970-491-8055

 

The Nature Conservancy

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Our vision is a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake and its ability to fulfill our needs and enrich our lives.

Contact: TBA

Forest Stewards Guild

The Forest Stewards Guild practices and promotes responsible forestry as a means of sustaining the integrity of forest ecosystems and the human communities dependent upon them. The Guild engages in education, training, policy analysis, research, and advocacy to foster excellence in stewardship, support practicing foresters and allied professionals, and engage a broader community in the challenges of forest conservation and management.

Contact: TBA

Natural Resources Conservation Service

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides technical and financial assistance to help agricultural producers and others care for the land. The assistance we provide is based on an understanding that the land – the landscape as a whole – must be the focus of conservation. Using this comprehensive approach, the people we help are able to help the land function as a living sustainable system that provides a high standard of living and a quality of life for today and for future generations.

Contact: TBA

New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute

The New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute (NMFWRI), which is located at New Mexico Highlands University, is a statewide effort that engages government agencies, academic and research institutions, land managers, and the interested public in the areas of forest and watershed management.

Contact: TBA

New Mexico State Forestry Division

The NM State Forestry Division’s central purpose is to promote healthy, sustainable forests in New Mexico for the benefit of current and future generations

Contact: TBA

Rio Grande Water Fund

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Our vision is a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake and its ability to fulfill our needs and enrich our lives.

Contact: RGWaterFund@tnc.org

East Rio Arriba Soil and Water Conservation District

Soil and Water Conservation Districts work with landowners, land managers, local government agencies, and other local interests in addressing a broad spectrum of resource concerns:  erosion control, flood prevention, water conservation and use, wetlands, ground water, water quality and quantity, nonpoint source pollution, forestland protection, wildlife, recreation, waste water management and community development.

Contact: Norman Vigil, norman.vigilsr@outlook.com, (505) 753-0477

Trout Unlimited

TU’s mission is o conserve, protect and restore North America’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds.

Contact: Garret Hanks, ghanks@tu.org

San Juan – Chama Watershed Partnership

The mission of SJCWP is to protect and enhance the watershed health and water supply conditions of the Rio Chama for its human and natural communities, by convening an inclusive, annual conference (congreso) to consider, plan and implement restoration practices and projects in the Chama (and tributary) basins

Contact: sjcwatershedpartnership@gmail.com

 

Rio Grande Watershed Emergency Action Coordination Team

RWEACT brings together local, state and federal agencies, organizations, and individuals to develop an effective, coordinated approach for immediate actions addressing fire-caused hazards resulting in the protection of human life, property, and the natural health of the Rio Grande watershed and its environment.

Contact: info@rweact.org