The Intermountain Region is pleased to announce Nora Rasure as the new Regional Forester. Nora brings with her a tremendous amount of knowledge, experience and expertise. Through her leadership, the Region will accomplish many things in the future. Find out more about Nora Rasure.
The health of our forests and grasslands is an important focus that we take very seriously as we strive to succeed at Caring for the Land and Serving People.
Colorado Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Environmental Impact Statement - The 90-day comment period for the Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-grouse Land Use Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement closed on December 2, 2013. The Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management will be analyzing the substantive comments received, revising the draft environmental impact statement, and publishing a final environmental impact statement, which will include a Response to Comment report. A Notice of Availability for the Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement is expected to be published in the Federal Register at the end of July 2014.
Public involvement is an essential and required part of the planning process. Your participation is appreciated and will help both agencies to accomplish what they are proposing
The U.S. Forest Service needs a variety of skills and experience in order to fulfill its multiple use missions. A variety of temporary positions will be offered competitively throughout the region.
A Forest Service career will put you on the front lines of conservation, wildland fire, intelligent resource utilization and wildland management. The challenge is to help manage the nation's forests, ranges and wetlands in ways that are most environmentally responsible, sustainable for the long term, and most effective for the American citizens who use them.