Department of the Interior
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 11

Department of the Interior Department of Defense Cooperative Conservation Initiative: PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 87 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Department of the Interior Department of Defense Cooperative Conservation Initiative: Compatible Land Use as a Transformation Tool Steve Bonner Community Planner DOI Officer in Charge. ENCROACHMENT PRESSURES Work Both Ways. Commercial Development. Light Pollution. Maritime Needs.

Download Presentation

Department of the Interior Department of Defense Cooperative Conservation Initiative:

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Department of the interior department of defense cooperative conservation initiative

Department of the Interior

Department of Defense

Cooperative Conservation Initiative:

Compatible Land Use as a Transformation Tool

Steve Bonner

Community Planner

DOI Officer in Charge


Encroachment pressures work both ways

ENCROACHMENT PRESSURESWork Both Ways

Commercial Development

Light

Pollution

Maritime Needs

Population Encroachment

Cultural Interests on Military Lands

Air Quality

Dust & Smoke

Mission

Realignment &

Consolidation

Noise Generation & Abatement

Noise Generation & Abatement

Radio

Frequency

Needs

Radio

Frequency

Requirements

Military

Ability to Train

Military

Airspace

Commercial

Airspace

Munitions

Constituents

Wilderness Designations

Endangered Species and Provision of Wildlife Habitat

Alternative

Energy Sources

Need for

Water

Reduced Flexibility for the Military and the Community


Department of the interior department of defense cooperative conservation initiative

How DOI Helps

  • Advise DOD on Policy Development

  • Facilitate Communication with NGOs

  • Clearinghouse for Lessons Learned

  • Facilitation of Community Based Partnerships


Department of the interior department of defense cooperative conservation initiative

Why a Community Based Approach?

  • Partnerships

    • Diversified Funding

    • Distributed Risk

    • Address Fears & Suspicions

    • Longer term viability

  • Stakeholder Empowerment

    • Greater potential for future funding

    • Reduce potential for political backlash

    • Ensure community control

    • Reconcile DOD needs with Economic Development desires


Department of the interior department of defense cooperative conservation initiative

Other Benefits

  • Positive Approach to Land Use

    • Willing Seller/Willing Buyer

    • Active tool for JLUS implementation

    • Often complements local open space need

  • Tax Base

    • Increased Land Values

    • Steady-state Cost of Community Services

  • Potential Public Access

    • Willing Landowners

      • Trails

      • Parks

      • Stream Uses

  • Clean Water/Clean Air

    • Vegetation filters runoff

    • Pervious Cover allows percolation

    • Carbon Sequestration

    • Potential for use as Mitigation


Department of the interior department of defense cooperative conservation initiative

Projects of Interest

  • State of New Jersey

    • Partners

      • NJ Air National Guard

      • Rutgers University

      • NJ Green Acres Program

      • NJ Conservation Foundation

      • Nature Conservancy

      • NJ Pinelands Commission

    • Warren Grove Range safety issues

    • Statewide MTR issues

    • Multi-base JLUS?

    • Leveraging state conservation funds

  • Camp Shelby, Mississippi

    • Partners

      • MS National Guard Bureau

      • Nature Conservancy

      • Land Trust for the MS Coastal Plain

    • JLUS Implementation

    • Species concerns

    • Katrina recovery


Department of the interior department of defense cooperative conservation initiative

Ft. Sill


Ft sill private lands initiative members

Ft. Sill Private Lands Initiative Members

  • Ft. Sill

  • US Fish & Wildlife Service

  • USDA (NRCS)

  • EPA

  • NPS

  • KCA tribes

  • Oklahoma Congressional Delegation

  • State of Oklahoma

  • Comanche County

  • City of Lawton

  • City of Cache

  • City of Elgin

  • City of Medicine Park

  • Lawton Ft. Sill Chamber of Commerce

  • Cache Chamber of Commerce

  • Lawton Constitution

  • Comanche County Chronicle

  • KSWO Television

  • Land Legacy

  • Private Landowners

  • Developers


Department of the interior department of defense cooperative conservation initiative

Proposed Buffers


Department of the interior department of defense cooperative conservation initiative

Several Easements Closed FY06

  • $1.93 million+ paid to landowners

  • Approx. 2 miles of fenceline protected

  • 20 more deals pending

    Funding Sources

  • Farm and Ranchland Protection Program

  • Private Foundations

  • State of Oklahoma

  • Local Government

  • US Army

    • FY06 $1 million + Fallout


Department of the interior department of defense cooperative conservation initiative

More Info?

  • Steve Bonner, DOI OIC

    • 512-245-7263

    • [email protected]


  • Login