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The primers series is designed to facilitate a better understanding among all stakeholders, including military installation leadership, state, regional and local government officials, land trusts, and communities. These primers provide tools and suggestions for establishing and maintaining effective relationships and partnerships to address the challenges of encroachment. By working together, these stakeholders can find mutually beneficial solutions to encroachment and other sustainability issues.
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Developed by the REPI Office, this REPI resilience primer provides information on how the REPI program can be used to implement natural infrastructure solutions to help military installations and ranges and surrounding communities adapt to climate change. This primer includes a background on how climate change is affecting the Department of Defense, how installations and partners can develop REPI resilience projects, and examples of successful resilience projects.
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Renewable energy is a national imperative as well as a national security issue. This primer is designed to help DOD officials and installation commanders gain a better understanding of the types of renewable energy projects; their potential impacts to the mission; and the processes for planning, reviewing, and approving the projects.
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REPI helps fund cost-sharing partnerships among the Military Departments, private conservation groups, and state and local governments to protect compatible land use and preserving natural habitat on non-DOD lands. This primer is intended as an introduction for land trusts, state or local governments, and other potential partners. Military installation personnel who are unfamiliar with REPI may also find it useful.
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Conservation districts are local units of state government working to increase voluntary conservation practices among farmers, ranchers, and other land users; they have the ability to amplify the military’s efforts to promote compatible land use. This primer is designed to help DOD officials and installation commanders gain a better understanding of how conservation districts operate in making land-use and other natural resources decisions that may affect military operations, as well as to facilitate communications and potential collaboration.
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