the Marketplace event in the Fall would be an excellent opportunity to educate residents about public land resources and stewardship. The Marketplace is an “open house” event that showcases city programs, local nonprofit organizations including social service agencies, clubs, and so on.
Link the Stayton/Sublimity Web pages with Detroit Lake Forest Service Web page.
Support and broaden the Watershed Council, fostering an ongoing, community-based approach.
Extend the Rural Community Assistance (RCA) program of USDA into this community.
Support and extend Shed Ed as viable, innovative, outdoor education program.
Maintain the policy of the RV campgrounds being especially neat and orderly. RV users appreciate this characteristic.
Lend support to trails system development in Stayton. Technical assistance could be offered for the intra-city system and financial/technical assistance for the trail from Brown House to public lands.
Support existing efforts for micro-enterprise, especially those linked to forest resources (meat, wood products).
The Foot Bridge needs interpretation, perhaps facilitated through the Watershed Council.
We predict that Stayton will attempt to become the staging area for public land visitors in the future. The Forest Service could facilitate this effort and foster ecological education for urban visitors.
Find the personal stewards of the land, especially those tied to urban populations and develop helping relationships with them to accomplish
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