The Black Hills National Forest is located in western South Dakota.
Where is this Forest?


Advisory Committees

The Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board (NFAB) meetings are open to the public, and public comment is accepted at any time in writing, at the pleasure of the Chair, and during the last 15 minutes of each meeting, limited to three (3) minutes per person for oral comments.

Times: Begin at 1 p.m. and end no later than 5 p.m.

Location: U.S. Forest Service, 8221 S. Highway 16, Rapid City, SD 57702

The Board will consider a variety of issues related to national forest management. Agendas will be announced in advance but principally concern implementing the Forest Land and Resource Management Plan. The Board will consider such topics as integrated vegetation management (wild and prescribed fire, fuels reduction, controlling insect epidemics, invasive species), travel management (off highway vehicles, and related topics), and continuing access to multiple-use management of public lands, among others.

2016 Agendas

2016 Meeting Notes

2016 Membership Roster


National Forest Advisory Board

Information, upcoming meetings, agendas, and past meeting notes.

Black Hills Resource Advisory Committee

The Black Hills Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) works closely with the Forest Service to recommend projects that will benefit Forest health, fish, wildlife, soils, watersheds and other resources; maintain roads, trails and other infrastructure; or control noxious weeds.