Chippewa National Forest Signs Agreement with Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe on Shared Stewardship


THE WEEKEND.>>>USDA FOREST SERVICE ACTING REGIONAL FORESTER BOB LUECKEL AND LEECH LAKE BAND OF OJIBWE CHAIRMAN FARON JACKSON SR. SIGNED A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING TODAY AS PART OF A UNIQUE FEDERAL-TRIBAL RELATIONSHIP THAT PRESENTS OPPORTUNITIES TO BALANCE THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL WELL-BEING OF THE BAND. THE TWO ALSO ADDRESSED THE AGENCY’S MULTIPLE-USE MISSION. THE AGREEMENT PROVIDES A FRAMEWORK FOR COOPERATION BETWEEN THE FOREST SERVICE AND THE BAND FOR NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYMENT, TRAINING AND EDUCATION, MAINTAINING OJIBWE CULTURAL LIFE WAYS AND REGULATORY JURISDICTION ON NATIONAL FOREST SYSTEM AND TRUST LANDS WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF

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