A significant component of REPI involves engaging with other federal agencies, conservation
organizations, and other national NGOs. As a leader in collaboration to protect open spaces,
working lands, and natural ecosystems, DoD acknowledges the value of bringing together the
interests and resources of multiple partners and federal agencies through REPI projects.
Combining funds from federal land protection programs allows for more efficient use of limited
REPI funding for protecting important military missions across the nation. In other instances
DoD partners with its sister agencies as part of inter-governmental groups like the Federal
Land Protection Programs Working Group. Below is a list of some of the agencies that have
partnered with DoD:
One way to foster partnership, cooperation, and coordination on buffer projects and other
efforts is through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Below is a partial list of MOUs with DoD:
Education and engagement with these organizations helps provide additional tools and resources for
protecting military readiness:
For more information, we have developed a series of primers to further
describe how partnerships work between DoD and these organizations. These primers provide specific
information, tools, and additional resources for military installation leadership; state, regional,
and local government officials; land trusts and conservation districts; and others.
DoD sponsors a number of conferences and hosts workshops and trainings including:
If you are a partner interesting in working with DoD or looking for more information, please contact us.