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Don't throw away your dead Christmas tree!

Photo of dying Christmas tree with fish swimming near its base

Please drop off your clean, dead Christmas tree at 2500 Shreveport Hwy, Pineville, LA, across from the Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital in the designated parking area by January 11.

Photo of eagle flying off of the nest

Watch LIVE coverage of the eagle's nest located near Kincaid Lake on the Kisatchie National Forest.  The pair of eagles are busy building their nest in preparation of laying eggs in the coming months.  Check back regularly as the eagles visit this nest at least once a day.  To view the eagle's nest, click here or on the photo.


Welcome to the Kisatchie!

With over 604,000 acres to explore, you can find an activity to enjoy on the Kisatchie National Forest.  Whether you like to fish, hunt, kayak, mountain bike, run, hike, canoe, horseback, motor bike, camp… Kisatchie National Forest has a destination for you.  Visit your National Forest today!



2018-2019 Catahoula & Red Dirt Preserve Permit

2018-2019 Catahoula & Red Dirt National Wildlife Managment Preserve Permit

2018-2019 Hunting Rules, Regulations and Schedules

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has released its 2018-2019 hunting regulations booklet.


2018-2019 Hunting Dates for Kisatchie National Forest

Quick reference sheet to the hunting dates for the 2018-2019 hunting season on the Kisatchie National Forest.

2018-2019 Motor Vehicle Use Maps Available

2018-19 Motor Vehicle-Use Maps available online.

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Welcome to the Region 8 Regional Forester Awards

Regional Forester Awards

Kisatchie RAC Resource Advisory Committee Logo

Resource Advisory Committee Page