Federal Coordinating Committee (FCC)

In June 2010, the Departments of Agriculture, Defense, and Interior formalized their commitment to the America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative and the goal of restoring 8 million acres in a Memorandum of Understanding. This landmark agreement also established the FCC, a committee to coordinate efforts among federal agencies to restore the longleaf pine ecosystem across nine Southern States. The Federal agencies are working with over 30 State agencies and NGO's who have signed a Declaration of Partnerships that commits each organization to being actively engaged in the restoration effort.

The principle agency contacts for the FCC are:

The FCC activities are supported by the following staff from the participating agencies: