Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

New York State Governor's Council on Forest Resources

Tags: Forestry, Natural Resource Based Economic Development, Service

Client Name: NYS Department of Economic Development

Client Type: State Agency

Year: 1994, 1995

Location: New York

Shanna Ratner, Principal of Yellow Wood Associates, Inc., served on a statewide council to improve industry - government communications, and to strengthen the forest products industry of New York State. Ms. Ratner served as the Chair of the Public Awareness Subcommittee. She participated in a fact-finding mission to the states of Washington and Oregon to learn about forest industry support programs.