The first step is to develop funding support, in addition to Friends, so that an Executive Director can be hired to complete the Forest Bridges Project.

Forest Bridges is actively seeking an extensive network of Friends who support the principles and the collaborative development process for new policies affecting western Oregon BLM and O&C lands. Funds are being raised to carry out the educational work of this newly formed nonprofit organization.

Forest Bridges will continue to collaboratively develop and refine a comprehensive forest policy proposal for Western Oregon BLM lands. These proposals will be presented to policy makers.

Once these proposals are accepted, the BLM would develop new forest management plans consistent with the Forest Bridges policies.