Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests Plan Revision

Welcome to the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forest Plan Revision page, where you can help us plan the Forests' future.This web page serves as a one-stop resource for information associated with the plan revision process.

For general information on forest management plans and the plan revision process: Forest Planning Overview




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Forest Plan Under Construction  

Refer to this page for the latest and previously released draft plan building blocks.


Public Involvement

Public input is essential and valued in developing the forest plan. We have already received thousands of comments from the public helping us undersand how different people use, depend on and appreciate the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests. Comments are used, along with Forest Service knowledge and best available science, to build a strong plan that is reflective of both community interests and best management practices.

We are not seeking additional comments at this time, but will again during the next formal comment period, when the proposed plan and draft Environmental Impact Statement are released. We expect that comment period to being in Fall 2019. The public will be notified at that time.


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Next Steps and Opportunities to Get Involved

  • Watch this site for updates on when to expect the release of the Draft Revised Nantahala and Pisgah Forest Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement
  • Following the release of the drafts will be a formal 90-day comment period
  • View the Forest Plan Under Construction page for draft building blocks currently being modified to reflect public input.