The Mt. Hood National Forest is located in the north center part of Oregon.
Where is this Forest?


Advisory Committees

Hood - Willamette Resource Advisory Committee (RAC)

The Mt. Hood and Willamette National Forests and the Hood-Willamette Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) are soliciting project proposals to be funded under provisions of Title II of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act for Fiscal Year 2015. 2016 Proposals should be submitted electronically or postmarked by 5:00 p.m. by  April 15, 2016. Proposal forms and instructions are linked below.


The 2016 proposals will be due April 15, 2016 by 5:00 pm.

Proposal Form (pdf)

Instructions for Form (pdf)


On October 3, 2008 a new law was enacted, amending the original Secure Rural Schools Act with some significant changes. Learn more about the Forest Service implementation of the new Secure Rural Schools Act from the link below. 

The Secure Rural Schools Resource Advisory Committees site includes the following information about the program.

  • Overview of the program
  • Map of Resource Advisory Committee Area
  • Charter
  • Members & Contacts
  • Meeting Information & Minutes
  • Projects

For details you may also visit the Willamette NF website.

The Hood-Willamette Resource Advisory Committee is a joint effort between the Mt. Hood National Forest, the Willamette National Forest, and the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. For information contact Jennifer Lippert, Willamette NF via e-mail at or via phone at 541-225-6440.