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Gerber Stew Stewardship Project

Dates

Start Date
2004
End Date
2011

Summary

BLM has the ability to enter into “Stewardship Contracts” to make forests and rangelands more resilient to natural disturbances. The contracts allow companies and communities to retain forest and rangeland products in exchange for services like thinning trees and brush or removing dead wood. Long-term contracts foster a public-private partnership to restore forest and rangeland health at a savings to taxpayers by allowing contractors to invest in equipment and infrastructure for making wood products or producing biomass energy. The Gerber Stew Stewardship Contract was awarded in September 2004 to a firm based in Bend, Oregon to implement restoration treatments and projects in BLM’s Klamath Falls Resource Area. Western juniper is [...]

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“Western Juniper trees used to make hardboard at a nearby mill”
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typeRestoration Type
valueForest Stewardship
typeTotal Project Expenditures (2014 dollars)
value$3,122,000
typeJob-Years
valueNot Available
typeLabor Income (2014 dollars)
valueNot Available
typeValue Added (2014 dollars)
valueNot Available
typeEconomic Output (2014 dollars)
valueNot Available
typeJob-Years per $1M
valueNot Available
typeLabor Income per $1M
valueNot Available
typeValue Added per $1M
valueNot Available
typeEconomic Output per $1M
valueNot Available
typePercent of Expenditures Spent Locally
value100%
typeLocal Project Expenditures (2014 dollars)
value$3,122,000
typeLocal Job-Years
value152
typeLocal Labor Income (2014 dollars)
value$7,354,000
typeLocal Value Added (2014 dollars)
valueNot Available
typeLocal Economic Output (2014 dollars)
valueNot Available
typeEconomy Extent
valueWestern States Economic Impacts

Western Juniper trees used to make hardboard at a nearby mill
Western Juniper trees used to make hardboard at a nearby mill

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