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Cooperative Forestry Performance Measures Accountability System

Tags: Forestry, Measurement, You Get What You Measure, Training, Natural Resource Based Economic Development

Client Name: US Forest Service

Client Type: Federal Agency

Year: 2002, 2003

Location: Washington DC

Cooperative Forestry, a unit of the US Forest Service, contracted with Yellow Wood Associates to assist program leaders from around the country in developing measures of progress toward Cooperative Forestry’s goals using our trademarked process, You Get What You Measure®. The objectives for the 3-day workshop were to reduce reporting requirements for Cooperative Forestry programs, and to better integrate efforts across program areas.