Guidelines for Forest Service & Downstream Decision Makers: Memoranda of Understanding – where to start, where to get help, what else you need
Successful watershed protection and rehabilitation that supports downstream water supply takes community priorities into account. Local support and the financial investment of land managers, utilities, businesses, and other water users is essential. Having agreements between all parties moves forward the critical work that needs to be done. This guide walks you though some important things to consider when pursing a memorandum of understanding with the US Forest Service.