Revised! FOR-176, a 7-page illustrated fact sheet by Sarah F. Ashton, Bruce Hull, Rien M. Visser, and Martha C. Monroe, describes this bottom-up, voluntary approach to implementing coordinated ecosystem management among multiple owners of fragmenting interface forestland — types of cooperatives, benefits, costs and reservations, funding. Includes suggested reading and references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, August 2008.
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Foster, B. 2002. Forestry co-ops: Landowners join together to improve the land. Tree Farmer (September/October 2002): 6-11
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Hull, R. B.; J. E. Johnson; and M. Nespeca. 2000. Forest landowner attitudes toward cross-boundary management. In Forest Fragmentation 2000 Conference. Ed. L. A. DeCoster, 145-153. Alexandria VA: Sampson Group, Inc.
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Williams, E. M. and P. V. Ellerfson. 1997. Going into partnership to manage a landscape. Journal of Forestry 95(5): 29-33.