White House Conference on Cooperative Conservation

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In August 2004 President George W. Bush signed the Executive Order titled "Facilitation of Cooperative Conservation" which directs Federal agencies that oversee environmental and natural resource policies and programs to promote cooperative conservation in full partnership with states, local governments, tribes and individuals. The executive order directed the Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality to convene a White House Conference on Cooperative Conservation. The Departments of the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, Defense and the Environmental Protection Agency co-hosted the event. Some of the Key Conference Outcomes includes:
-Expand state, tribal, and local communities' role in cooperative conservation
-Ensure cooperative approach to use of public lands
-Measure and monitor results of cooperative conservation
-Encourage and reward leadership, innovation and technology
-Improve certainty and incentives for stakeholders
-Accelerate cooperative conservation as a way of doing business

Creator(s): White House Council on Environmental Quality
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 2005  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Environmental Policy Collection
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Creator (Organizer of meeting):
White House Council on Environmental Quality

Web: http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ceq/

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 2005
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United States
From 2004 to 2006
Description:

In August 2004 President George W. Bush signed the Executive Order titled "Facilitation of Cooperative Conservation" which directs Federal agencies that oversee environmental and natural resource policies and programs to promote cooperative conservation in full partnership with states, local governments, tribes and individuals. The executive order directed the Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality to convene a White House Conference on Cooperative Conservation. The Departments of the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, Defense and the Environmental Protection Agency co-hosted the event. Some of the Key Conference Outcomes includes:
-Expand state, tribal, and local communities' role in cooperative conservation
-Ensure cooperative approach to use of public lands
-Measure and monitor results of cooperative conservation
-Encourage and reward leadership, innovation and technology
-Improve certainty and incentives for stakeholders
-Accelerate cooperative conservation as a way of doing business

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last modified: 2005-08

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Keyword(s): local governments | conservation | environmental policies | partnerships
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Added Title: Strengthen Shared Governance and Citizen Stewardship
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