Contents: Preface. 1. Welcome to the community forestry guidebook/Jennifer Gunter and Lisa Ambus. 2. Before you begin: what all communities need to know/Jennifer Gunter and Marc Von Der Gonna. 3. Shaping the idea: strategic planning in your community/Dennis Morgan and Susan Mulkey. 4. Working together: conflict management and decision making/Susan Mulkey. 5. Guiding management: developing sound policies/Susan Mulkey. 6. Communications and outreach: how to keep the "Community" in community forest/Marc Von Der Gonna. 7. Business planning and financing: a reality check/Cliff Manning and Bob Clarke. 8. Generating revenue: marketing your logs/John Cathro. 9. Adding another dimension: creating multiple community benefits/Susan Mulkey and Jennifer Gunter. 10. Tracking progress: measuring your success with evaluation/Susan Mulkey and Shawn Morford. Appendices. Glossary.