This course examines the policies and institutions affecting management of forest lands in the U.S. We will cover the evolution and application of policy instruments to meet sustainable forestry goals, and the many dimensions that characterize forest policy development and change.
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Kathie Mattor, Ph.D., is an Instructor and Research Scientist in the Forest and Rangeland Stewardship Department at Colorado State University. She teaches natural resource policy courses in-person at the Fort Collins campus and on-line through the Masters in Natural Resource Stewardship Program.
Kathie’s research program focuses on the evaluation of forest policies and programs promoting resilient forests and communities, the communication and implementation of science, and the role of collaboration and community-based forestry programs in sustainable forest management and community resilience.