What are Forest Collaboratives?

Forest Collaboratives engage in a voluntary process through which a diverse group of stakeholders, some of which may be in conflict, enter into civil dialogue to collectively consider actions that improve the management of natural resources and benefit both the environment and surrounding communities.

Forest Ecosystem Health

Economic Vitality


Our Mission

The South Gifford Pinchot Collaborative (SGPC) is a community-based partnership that participates in the development, facilitation, and implementation of projects that enhance forest ecosystem health, economic vitality, recreation, and public safety on the south end of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and in surrounding communities.

SGPC Members

are from the following organizations:

Gifford Pinchot Accountability Group

Holds the Gifford Pinchot NF accountable in managing the National Forest per the NWFP’s 5 Key Principles to meet the dual needs of forest habitat and need for forest products for healthy forests and healthy communities.

Local Residents and Community Members

Local residents and community members on the south half of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest represent their diverse personal and community interests.

Saving Skamania County

To provide support for the financial stability of the county through advocacy of responsible forest management and development of the county’s natural and business resources, both public and private.

Latest News

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