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Get Involved with Forest Planning

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Become a Cooperating Agency! Cooperating Agencies are various Federal, state, local, and Tribal governmental entities that lend technical assistance or other resources to the development of a new Forest Plan. More information on what a Cooperating Agency does and how your agency can get involved is available here.



A representative from Santa Fe National Forest is available to attend your group meeting to provide an introductory presentation on Forest Plan Revision. Please list several date options and the location of your meeting.

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In 2018 the Santa Fe National Forest will have Open Houses to keep the public involved as we continue to prepare the Draft Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement. In previous Open Houses, table topics focused on resource areas, but the upcoming Open Houses will focus on planning topics including Alternatives, Geographic Areas, Management Areas, Monitoring, Wilderness, and Wild and Scenic Rivers. Forest Plan and District specialists will be available to answer questions on resource areas or Forest Planning more generally. Below is the Open House schedule for fall 2018:

  • Tuesday, August 21st (2:30-5:30pm) – Walatowa Visitor Center, 7413 NM-4, Jemez Pueblo, NM  87024

  • Tuesday, September 11th  (2:30-5:30pm) – Sandoval County Fairgrounds, 37 Rodeo Rd, Cuba, NM 87013

  • Thursday, September 27th  (2:30-5:30pm) – Santa Fe National Forest, 11 Forest Lane, Santa Fe, NM  87508

  • Wednesday, October 10th  (2:30-5:30pm) – Rio Arriba Cooperative Extension Office (Conference Room), State Road 554 House #122-A, Abiquiu, NM 87510

  • Thursday, October 11th  (2:30-5:30pm) – White Rock Fire Station #3 (Training Room), 129 NM-4, White Rock, NM 87544

  • Wednesday, November 14th  (12-3pm) Technical Meeting – Santa Fe National Forest, 11 Forest Lane, Santa Fe, NM  87508

  • Thursday, November 15th  (2:30-5:30pm) North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center (Classroom 5), 7521 Carmel Ave. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113

  • Monday, December 10th  (2:30-5:30pm) New Mexico Highlands University (TEC 205, #30 on Campus Map), 1031 11th Street, Las Vegas, NM 87701


Past Public Meeting Information

Wilderness Inventory and Analysis Power Point with Audio

Wilderness Inventory and Analysis Presentation Video

Wilderness Public Meeting Schedule

Wilderness Public Meeting Agenda

Bilingual English/Spanish Wilderness Public Meeting Handouts(PDF)(Editable)

Wilderness Meeting Brochure

Wilderness Meeting Flyer

April 28, 2016 Technical Meeting Information

Spring 2016 Wilderness Meetings Dates and Locations

Wilderness Inventory and Analysis Power Point with Audio

Wilderness Technical Meeting Agenda

Draft Evaluation Criteria

Draft Inventory Criteria


Technical Meeting Evaluation Comment Form (PDF)(Editable)

Technical Meeting Inventory Comment Form (PDF)(Editable)

Fall 2015 “Need-for-Change” Meetings Dates and Locations  

Symposium Meeting Agenda (Oct. 23, 2015)

Forest Plan Revision Meetings Schedule (April and May 2014)

San Miguel County Commission Meeting (9/9/14)

Española Health and Family Day (9/20/14)

Los Alamos Farmers' Market (9/25/14)

Albuquerque International Balloon Festival (10/4-7/14)

Santa Fe Farmers' Market (9/30/14 & 10/18/14)

Eldorado Farmers' Market (10/3/14 & 10/17/14)

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Forest Plan Revision "Need for Change" Archives

Here is where you can find our 2015 "Need for Change" public meeting information.