GCC FINAL OUTCOMES
The GCC concluded its effort in April of 2016. This final report summarizes the outcomes of the process dialogue. This report was submitted to the USFS in August 2016 to share the results of the GCC and to help inform the forest plan revision.
Latest and Greatest Process Updates:
The Public Feedback is In!
Thank you for providing your input to the Gallatin Community Collaborative. The public feedback is now available to read in a summary report or the public comments in their entirety.
GCC Public Feedback Process Comments
GCC Public Input Summary
Last GCC Meeting
Join us for the last GCC meeting this Saturday, April 30th. If you plan to attend please RSVP on the Eventbrite link under Upcoming Events. The meeting will take place in the morning followed by a lunch and celebration of the all the hard work done by the GCC. The agenda is available to view below. Hope to see you there!
GCC April 30 Agenda
Gallatin Community Collaborative (GCC)
The purpose of the Gallatin Community Collaborative (GCC) is to create broad-based consensus regarding the management and stewardship of the Custer Gallatin National Forest (CGNF).
The goals of the GCC are to:
• Develop recommendations for the CGNF, with particular attention to the Hyalite Porcupine Buffalo Horn Wilderness Study Areas (HPBH-WSA), regarding the following:
a/ Travel Planning Management
b/ Forest Plan Revision
• Develop a legislative proposal that addresses public land designations in the Gallatin Range, with particular attention to the HPBH-WSA.
The GCC will promote a constructive exchange of information and ideas within the community.
To accomplish this they will do the following:
• Bring diverse stakeholders into a fair, transparent, inclusive, fact-based, and civil collaborative process.
• Develop a shared understanding of issues.
• Identify key values, interests and needs of the community
• Identify areas of agreement and disagreement.
• Develop a shared understanding of the planning processes, policies, and regulations currently used by federal, state and local agencies for public land, wildlife and water management.
• Identify areas where additional information will be needed to make well informed decisions.
• Generate recommendations that have broad community support.
Review the GCC March Progress Report