Partnership between CSFM and PERC

Pioneering Partnership Between Citizens for Sensible Forest Management (CSFM) and The Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) to Elevate Forest Management Practices

Fresno, CA – Citizens for Sensible Forest Management (CSFM) and The Property and Environment Research Center (PERC), headquartered in Bozeman, Montana are thrilled to announce a collative partnership that promises to further the positive aspects of forest management. This collaboration aims to foster knowledge sharing, capacity building, and sustainable practices, with PERC’s extensive experience amplifying the impact of this joint endeavor.

At the core of this partnership is the recognition of PERC’s remarkable legacy as a leader in market solutions for conservation, aligning incentives for environmental stewardship, and effective resource management. PERC’s track record in promoting innovative solutions for environmental challenges has earned it global acclaim. This partnership strategically leverages PERC’s unparalleled expertise to further augment CSFM’s mission of sustainable forest management in California and adjoining Western States

The driving objectives of this partnership include:

  1. Knowledge Exchange Excellence: By integrating PERC’s deep-rooted knowledge with CSFM’s insights, this partnership will cultivate an environment conducive to the exchange of cutting-edge ideas, research findings, and real-world practices. PERC’s wealth of experience will provide a robust foundation for collaborative innovation.
  2. Global Impact Amplification: The alliance capitalizes on PERC’s extensive network and influence to amplify the impact of CSFM’s efforts. This partnership opens doors to greater advocacy, knowledge dissemination, and community engagement, echoing PERC’s history of creating transformative change.

This partnership arrives at a pivotal juncture, as the world grapples with intricate challenges such as forest health, ecosystem restoration, and sustainable resource utilization. By bringing together the strengths of CSFM and PERC, this collaboration exemplifies how shared knowledge and combined efforts can lead to revolutionary outcomes.

“PERC’s legacy is a testament to their pioneering approach to environmental solutions,” says Ralph Goldbeck, President of CSFM. “Our partnership with PERC heralds resources CSFM has long desired to expand it’s mission of promoting proven forest management practices.  PERC’s invaluable insights shine as guiding beacons.”

Shawn Regan, Vice President of Research at PERC, expresses the sentiment: “We are honored to align with CSFM in this partnership. Together, we aspire to catalyze a paradigm shift in how forests are managed, creating a lasting positive impact.”

CSFM and PERC are poised to embark on a collaborative path that amplifies the promise of innovation, sustainability, and monumental change.

For media inquiries and additional information, please contact:


Ralph Goldbeck – President


Hannah Downey – Policy Director

About Citizens for Sensible Forest Management (CSFM):

Citizens for Sensible Forest Management, (CSFM), is a non-partisan, social medium attempt to build a large base of individuals, regardless of political party affiliation, to gain the attention of government leaders to the overwhelming desire for pragmatic forest management. We acknowledge this is a complex issue, with much history, however we believe urgent action is required and are confident we can find the answers if leaders are open to change.

About The Property and Environment Research Center (PERC): 

Over the past 40 years, PERC has gone from being a lone voice in the wilderness to a national conservation thought leader. Today we’re carrying our ideas to a broader world primed for fresh thinking and partnering with policymakers, conservation leaders, and landowners to help get the incentives right. Remaining firmly rooted in research, we recently launched our Conservation Law and Policy Center to advance our ideas through policy reforms. We also are working to develop, implement, and assess groundbreaking conservation projects based on our core principles.

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