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Supporting Cross-Boundary Conservation, the first ‘Out West’ episode in a series for Idaho Gov. Brad Little's 'Working Lands, Working Communities Initiative,' explores the importance of cross-boundary management for healthy and productive working lands, and how programs with the National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) can help unify various management activities across public and private lands.
In this episode, WGA Policy Advisor Kevin Moss sits down with Emily Fife, the Utah State Conservationist for the NRCS, to discuss opportunities for landowners to leverage NRCS programs that support species conservation, how NRCS works with western communities on landscape planning, and why current drought and wildfire stressors require coordinated responses across ownership boundaries.
Thank you to the Working Lands, Working Commuites Initative sponsors; Deloitte, Ann Walker Consulting and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.