In August 2020, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the Florida Forest Service, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission entered into a joint management agreement with three USDA agencies: the Forest Service, the Natural Resource Conservation Service, and the Agricultural Services Agency. November 15, 2020 – A joint land management agreement in the state of Nevada has been signed by Paul Souza, Regional Director of Service Pacific Southwest, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, USDA-FS Intermountain Regional Forester Nora Rasure and BLM State Director for Nevada Jon Raby. In November 2019, the head of the USDA Forest Service and the Governor of New Mexico signed a joint stewardess agreement to strengthen relations as they strive to advocate for different natural resource interests in public forests. Since the USDA Forest Service released its shared stewardess strategy in August 2018, several states have entered into joint air hostess agreements (the full text of each agreement is at the bottom of this page): in July 2020, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas A&M Forest Service entered into a joint stewardess agreement with the Forest Service and natural resource conservation service of USDA. And because forest action plans form the basis for joint decision-making and priority setting for U.S. forest management, the Oregon Department of Forestry entered into a joint management agreement in August 2019. The main objective of the Declaration of Intent is to create space for the development of common priorities and comprehensive needs analyses at the national level. In September 2019, the National Association of State Foresters passed a joint administration resolution and a separate report detailing public foresters` vision for joint management. In September 2019, the Arkansas Forestry Commission and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission entered into a flight attendant agreement with the USDA Forest Service and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. “Building on our established partnerships, this agreement lays the foundation for future cooperation with all partners to best honor our shared values with the State of Colorado and its citizens,” said Brian Ferebee, REGIONAL Forester for the Rocky Mountain Region of the USDA Forest Service. “The goal is to jointly identify land management priorities, cooperate in our restoration work, and cooperate transnationally to achieve wider success.” The Utah Department of Natural Resources entered into a joint management agreement in May 2019. In July 2019, Utah Governor Herbert announced that up to $20 million will be spent on joint stewardess projects over the next four years. “Shared Air Hostess may be a new name for cooperative partnerships, but in Texas we`ve been practicing shared air hostess for a long time,” said Tom Boggus, ranger and director of the Texas A&M Forest Service.
“Texas A&M Forest Service is dedicated to serving, protecting a duty and, most importantly, building practice, partnerships and coalitions with other organizations that share our agency`s mission, because we know we are stronger together.” SACRAMENTO — Today, in an important step toward improving the management of California`s forests, the Newsom Administration and the U.S. Forest Service announced a new joint state-confederation initiative to reduce wildfire risks, restore watersheds, protect habitats and biodiversity, and help the state meet its climate goals. “We recognize that Colorado`s natural resources are under threat and that the challenges we face require a common approach,” said Jim Hubbard, Under Secretary of State for Natural Resources and the Environment. “Shared stewardess is about setting cross-border priorities together in order to achieve results at the landscape level. . . .