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3 Forest Meeting (Santa Fe, Carson, and Cibola): August 20th (2-6pm) at Santa Fe Community College. There was a presentation given at 2pm.

Santa Fe NF Summer 2019 public meeting (open house) schedule (all meetings below 6-8pm):

  • Tuesday, August 20th- Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508

  • Wednesday, August 21st- Pueblo of Jemez Welcome Center (back building; formerly Wallatowa Visitors Center), Jemez Pueblo, NM 87024

  • Thursday, August 22nd- Buena Vista Fire Department, County Rd C-011 Buena Vista, NM 87732

  • Monday, August 26th- Pecos High School (Boardroom), Panther Rd.  Pecos, NM 87552

  • Tuesday, September 3rd- Gallina Elementary- 1903 NM-96, Gallina, NM 87017

  • Wednesday, September 4th- Rio Rancho Fire and Rescue- 5301 Santa Fe Hills Blvd. Rio Rancho, NM 87144

  • Thursday, September 5th- Sandoval County Fairgrounds- Community Building- 37 Rodeo Rd. Cuba, NM 87013

  • Tuesday,September 10th- NM Highlands University (Student Union Building, Rm 321), Las Vegas, NM 87701

  • Wednesday, September 11th- Santa Fe NF Headquarters, 11 Forest Lane, Santa Fe, NM 87508

  • Monday, September 23rd- Mesa Library, Los Alamos, NM 87544

  • Wednesday, September 25th- Ghost Ranch (Lower Pavilion) 280 Private Drive 1708- Abiquiu, NM 87510

A Santa Fe NF planning representative was present at the following meetings led by neighboring Forests:

Carson NF: El Rito, NM – September 12th, 5:00-7:00, Northern NM College

Cibola NF: Albuquerque, NM 87123- September 26, 2019, 5 pm – 7 pm- Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center-West Social Hall- 501 Elizabeth St. SE

Santa Fe Plan Revision Infographic

Plan Revision Timeline


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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Past Public Meeting Information

2019 Summer Public Meetings: 90-day comment Period on Draft Land Management Plan and Draft EIS

2018 Fall Public Meetings

March 2017 Public Meetings

2017 Summer Public Meeting Schedule 

Spring 2016 Meetings

Wilderness Public Meeting Schedule

Wilderness Public Meeting Agenda

Wilderness Technical Meeting Agenda

Wilderness Public Meeting Handouts

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

Forest Plan Revision Meetings Schedule (April and May 2014)

Wilderness Process Meetings

Wilderness Inventory and Analysis Power Point with Audio

Wilderness Inventory and Analysis Presentation Video

Wilderness Public Meeting Schedule

Wilderness Public Meeting Agenda

Wilderness Meeting Brochure

Wilderness Meeting Flyer

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)

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

Other Past Meetings and Events

Symposium Meeting Agenda (Oct. 23, 2015)

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)


Public Participation Plan 

  • The Public Participation Plan emerged from conversations about Forest Plan Revision in 2014 and highlights what we have heard from the public. The plan includes a timeline of the multi-year Forest Plan Revision process and identifies several ways the public can participate in forest planning over the next couple of years.

Public Meetings in April and May 2014: Summary Document

  • Forest Plan Revision is a multi-year, three-phase process that begins with the Assessment phase, which evaluates current conditions and trends for 15 broad topics, including land and water resources and social, cultural and economic conditions. In April and May 2014, the Santa Fe National Forest held 14 public meetings in communities across the forest to (1) provide stakeholders with introductory information about the Forest Plan (what it is, why it’s important) and (2) provide an opportunity for members of the public to contribute to the assessment of current conditions and trends affecting our forest. At the Forest Plan Revision Assessment Meetings we invited participants to tell us how they use the Santa Fe National Forest, what they most value about the forest, and changes they have observed over time. The summary document is a synthesis of the information we heard at these meetings.

Organizing for Effective Public Participation in Forest Planning:  Listening Sessions Summary

  • This presents the major themes heard during the meetings between the Collaboration Cadre and various members of the public.

Organizing for Public Participation Workshop Summary

  • In March of 2014, the Santa Fe National Forest held two daylong workshops entitled "Organizing for Public Participation."  This workshop was developed and run by the National Collaboration Cadre (USDA-FS); it was based on information heard during the listening sessions.  The Workshop Summary presents major themes heard at the workshops.