Forest Plan Revision

At the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival, Smokey Bear waves from the Forest Plan Revision booth for the Santa Fe National Forest.In the predawn hours before the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival, members of the Forest Plan Revision Team pause during their preparations for a photo with Smokey Bear. Forest Planner Jennifer Cramer gives a presentation about the Forest Plan Revision process. Santa Fe NF staffers answer questions from members of the public regarding Forest Plan Revision. Acting Collaboration Specialist Jessica Richardson talks about Forest Plan Revision with an interested citizen at the Rio Arriba County Fair.Forest Plan Revision Team member Shannon Kelardy gives a presentation at a Rio Arriba County Commissioners meeting.Collaboration Specialist Charles Clark at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market

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Welcome! We are revising our existing Forest Plan, an important document that governs all of our management actions. We invite you to continue working with us to develop a new plan that promotes a healthy, diverse, and productive Santa Fe National Forest. Our goal is to remain inclusive and efficient as we move through the collaborative planning process.

Are you interested in or affected by the way that Santa Fe National Forest is managed?

We want to hear from you!

What's New?

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New Documents Available:

The Forest Plan guides the Santa Fe National Forest in fulfilling its stewardship responsibilities to best meet the current and future needs of the American people. The draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) and revised draft land management plan (Draft Forest Plan) are now available on our website for public review.


 The official comment period for the Draft Plan and DEIS that opened following the Notice of Availability (NOA) publication in the Federal Register in August 2019 closed on November​ 7, 2019. Notice was also published in the Albuquerque Journal.

Other Related Documents:


The Santa Fe National Forest held 11 public meetings (between August 20 and September 25, 2019) following the release of the Draft Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement and the initiation of an official 90-day comment period. These meetings were of an informal format (open-house style) and had Forest planning and District specialists available to answer questions on resource areas or planning document content, and provided assistance to interested parties in developing substantive comments for submission during the 90-day commenting period.


Contact the Forest Plan Revision Team

Santa Fe National Forest
Forest Plan Revision Team
phone:  505-438-5442
11 Forest Lane
Santa Fe, NM  87508