The Coordinated Resource Management (CRM) program empowers local people to resolve land use and natural resource issues using collaborative problem solving. Stakeholders form local coalitions that make natural resource decisions by consensus, often leading to effective solutions that generate strong local support.
CRM is defined by four key characteristics, which are:
- Landowner-initiated, and
View the Memorandum of Understanding for CRM in Washington State.
How it works
CRM can help you:
- Decide whether a collaborative process is best.
- Identify possible stakeholders, partners, and resource assistance.
- Locate a facilitator or coach. CRM Coach and Facilitator Roster.
- Find funding sources and in-kind resources.
- Troubleshoot specific problem areas and contentious issues.
- Implement a collaborative group process using our CRM Handbook.
CRM can give you:
- Training in collaborative process implementation, facilitation, and grant writing.
- Opportunities to enhance your skills in meeting facilitation.
- Interactive field tours showcasing collaborative problem solving processes.
Please contact Ray Ledgerwood to learn more about the CRM process and how it can help solve your local natural resource challenges.