The National Forests in Alabama released a quarterly Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA). The public is encouraged to review the proposed projects and make comments or suggestions to help forest managers make better informed decisions. The National Forests in Alabama SOPA are published on the Forest’s website in January, April, July and October.
“Center Stage” is a series of stories about our most valuable resources - Forest Service employees. Learn more about how National Forests in Alabama employees are making a difference for the national forest and their communities.
This week biologists from the Forest Service (NFs Alabama), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Ft. Benning Dept. of Defense successfully moved 3 pairs of red-cockaded woodpeckers (RCW) from Ft. Benning military base to the Talladega National Forest – Shoal Creek District.
2012 Planning Rule Transition
The 2012 Planning Rule (36 CFR 219) requires each forest to establish a Land and Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan) monitoring program consistent with the monitoring requirements of the rule by May 9, 2016. The National Forests in Alabama is in this process.