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Precision Forest Cooperative: History of the Rural Technology Initiative and Current Research

Description:
RTI (Rural Technology Initiative) was established in January 2000 by a federal grant as a pilot project to accelerate the implementation of new technologies in rural forest resource-based communities. The RTI mission was simple: Empower the existing infrastructure to use better technology in rural areas for managing forests for increased product and environmental values in support of local communities.

Related Topics:
5. Energy decisions are influenced by economic, political, environmental, and social factors.

Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12

Related Sub-Topics

5.4 Energy decisions are influenced by economic factors.

5.7 Energy decisions are influenced by social factors.

5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.