Session 13: Get Your Ducks in a Row, July 1 and 2


Video Assignments:

 Formal A greements Overview with Liz Madison, 16 mins

 Optional video assignment: Fundraising Agreements, Policies and Pract ices with Liz Madison, 16 mins

  • A Closer Look at NPS Fundraising Agreements, Policies and Practices provides insights to similiar actions and considerations of BLM, USFWS and USFS.


Peer to Peer Presentations: Small Group Challenge 

  • Beta:  White Mountains BLM 
    • Brenda Warner, BLM, Outdoor Recreation Planner, Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area, NV
    • Erin Rajala, BLM, Outdoor Recreation Planner, Egan Field Office, Ely District, NV
    • Kelly Balcarczyk, USDA FS, Nature-based Tourism and Economic Development Specialist, National Forests in Alabama, AL
    • Liz Lacy, NPS, Community Planner / River Manager, Farmington and Westfield Wild & Scenic Rivers, CT
  • Gamma: BLM WY Backcountry Byways
    • Nancy Patterson, BLM Outdoor Recreation Planning, Bighorn Basin Travel Management, Cody/Worland Field Offices, WY  
    • Sallie Gentry, USFWS, Visitor Services Specialist, Regional Friends, Volunteer and Environmental Education Coordinator, Southeast Region – Visitor Services and Outreach, GA
    • Melanie Hornsby, BLM, Outdoor Recreation Planner, Carson City District, NV
  • Gamma: Building Internal Support for Partnerships
    • Pam Dryer, USDA FS, Assistant Director, Landscape Scale Conservation, Eastern Regional Office, WI
    • Becky Bartol, USDA FS, Environmental Coordinator, Superior National Forest, Gunflint and Tofte Districts, MN
    • Torey Powell, USDA FS, Partnership and Community Outreach Coordinator, Chugach National Forest, AK
    • Donald Jaques, USDA FS, Regional Partnership Coordinator, Intermountain Region, UT
    • Lori Swiderski, USDA FS, Specialist Assistant to the Regional Forester, Partnership Coordinator, Eastern Regional Office, WI  
    • Julie Rowe, USDA FS, Recreation Special Uses Staff Officer, Red Rock Ranger District, Coconino National Forest, AZ
    • Allan Gaerlan, BLM, Volunteer Program Coordinator, Salem District, OR
  • DeltaC&O Canal NPS
    • Autumn Cook, NPS, Park Ranger / Web Manager & Social Media Specialist, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, WV
    • Katie Wilmes, NPS, Interpretive Specialist, President’s Park / Office of the NPS Liaison to the White House, DC
    • Laurie Schoonhoven, USDA FS, FRCC & Sustainability Specialist, Cooperative Forestry, State and Private Forestry, DC
    • Mary Kralovec, USFWS, Assistant Refuge Manager, Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, AZ
  • Delta: Big Horizons
    • Kristin Shaw, USFWS, Urban Watersheds Technical Advisory Group Coordinator, Eastern Tallgrass Prairie & Big Rivers Landscape Conservation Cooperative, IN
    • Evan Burks, USDA FS, Partnership Coordinator, Pike & San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron & Comanche National Grasslands, CO
    • Karlee Yurek, BLM, Acting Branch Chief for Natural Resources and Planning, Eastern States Office, DC
    • Aleutia Scott, NPS, Interpretive Supervisor / Supervisory Park Ranger, Barataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National Historic Park & Preserve, LA
    • John Titre, USDA FS, Recreation Manager / Social Scientist, Coronado National Forest, Nogales Ranger District, AZ
Instructors: Liz Madison and Anne Desmarais

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