National Park Service
The Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program
, also known as the Rivers & Trails Program or RTCA, is a community resource of the National Park Service.
Rivers & Trails staff work with community groups and local and State
governments to conserve rivers, preserve open space, and develop trails and greenways.
The Partnership Wild and Scenic Rivers Program, a subset
of the greater National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, helps communities preserve and manage their own river-related resources
locally by bringing together State, county, and community managers to preserve the outstanding and remarkable values for which
the rivers were set aside.
Community Toolbox - Consensus Building is a collection of techniques for public participation that communities
can use to get organized, to turn their vision into reality, to work together to improve their special places.
Army Corps of Engineers
Natural Resources Management Partnership Page maintained by the Natural Resources Management Branch of the Army
Corps of Engineers explores potential concepts for public-private
partnerships in recreation and natural resources management. The purpose of this site is to clarify and define the
responsibilities and legal restrictions pertaining to working with a wide range of partners for recreation and natural
resources management. It will also help users to identify potential forms of public-private partnerships and to
understand the differences between the various authorities. This will assist users in determining which authority to
use for a particular situation.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program is a voluntary partnership program that helps
private landowners restore wetlands and other important fish and wildlife habitats on their own lands.
Refuge Support Groups consist of private citizens who form grassroots nonprofit organizations which provide volunteer
and financial support to their local National Wildlife Refuge or service facility. The website provides information on
the Refuge Support Groups program, cooperating agencies, resources, publications, training, and grants.