Planning Documents

Four Forest Restoration Initiative Documents


Phase 1 Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Four Forest Restoration Initiative and Draft Record of Decision

We are pleased to present you with the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and draft Record of Decision (DROD) for the Four-Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI), Coconino and Kaibab National Forests. Since the comment period for the draft environmental impact statement in 2013, we have continued to work closely with stakeholders and regulatory agencies (such as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) to improve the effects analysis and finalize mitigation and monitoring requirements.


4FRI Phase 1 Project Area Map



Cover Letter, Legal Notice and NOA

Objection Filing Information

Web-based Interactive Maps

  • Interactive maps of the proposed activities by alternative are available through the links below. The intent of these maps is to provide additional detail not available on printed maps, a simple way to compare alternatives, and the ability to supply a spatial component that you can use during the formal objection period. A guide for using the web map interface is available here.

Phase 1 FEIS and DROD full documents

Phase 1 FEIS broken down by chapters and appendices

Supporting Documents

Files are in portable document format (PDF) unless shown otherwise. A PDF reader is required to read PDF files. Adobe's Acrobat Reader is available as a free download. If you have problems viewing these files, please send an e-mail to to request an alternative format.

Other Information

Project Record Index for Phase 1 FEIS and DROD, 366 kb, 67 pages

Question and Answer for Phase 1 FEIS and DROD, 390 kb, 4 pages

Fast Facts for Phase 1 FEIS and DROD, 451 kb, 4 pages

Disclaimer for Phase 1 FEIS and DROD, 128 kb, 2 pages  

Response to Comments

Please note the electronic comment and response analysis database (CARA) appears to have corrupted the spelling of some words in comment letters and/or emails as the response report was generated. Please be assured, we reviewed and responded to your original submission.

Response to Comments Report on the Phase 1 DEIS, 6.87mb, 1101 pages


See the 4FRI Planning Documents Archive for archived 2013 (DEIS), 2012 and 2011 documents.