Headwaters Forest Reserve Partnership
Partnerships are critical to the successful management of Headwaters Forest Reserve. In addition to professional partnerships, there are several informal partners and stewards that assist in the management of Headwaters Forest Reserve
- California Department of Fish and Wildlife has a conservation easement, and a management plan for Headwaters. The California state easement gives the state oversight responsibility to ensure "all human activities with the Headwaters Forest shall be consistent with the stated goals and purposes..." The California Department of Fish and Wildlife represents the state's interest.
- Pacific Coast Fish, Wildlife and Wetlands Restoration Association (PCFWRA) in cooperation with BLM staff, implements road removal and erosion control projects in the Headwaters Forest Reserve.
- California Conservation Corps assists in on-going efforts to maintain trails, remove invasive weed infestations and improve salmon habitat in the Headwaters Forest Reserve.
- AmeriCorps Watershed Stewards Project and AmeriCorps Youth Serve assist management staff with both salmon habitat restoration and youth service learning projects.
- Humboldt State University assists management staff in achieving their management goals which includes continued research on redwood forest ecology.
- Save the Redwoods League has provided financial support for restoration efforts at Headwaters.
- Friends of Headwaters is a dedicated group of community members standing together to preserve the unique heritage and rare habitat of the Headwaters Forest Reserve. Supporting engagement through education, exploration, and stewardship of this public space.
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