Land & Resources Management

This section includes information about forest planning, current projects, and resource management programs.


Proposed Nursery Bottom Management Plan

The Cheat-Potomac Ranger District is developing a management plan for the Parsons Administrative site, known locally as Nursery Bottom, in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service State and Private Forestry Program and the Northern Research Station. We are seeking inpunt on a management plan that will help guide us in the best use of the site for agency needs while we also continue to provide high quality visitor services.

Travel Management

Thank you to all who contributed to the road study (also known as the Travel Analysis). The Forest Service has released all the Travel Analysis Reports that analyze the existing roads systems and identify opportunities to achieve a more sustainable road system for each National Forest and Prairie.


Monongahela National Forest Watershed-Based Order of Entry Strategy

Monongahela National Forest has developed a watershed-based order of entry strategy to provide an efficient NEPA review and decision-making process.

Botany Partnership with North American Orchid Conservation Center

The pink and white petals of a Showy Lady Fingers

A partnership to collect samples of Showy Lady’s Slipper orchids addresses growing concern amongst the scientific community regarding status of our native orchids.