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Land & Resources Management

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


Ottawa Road Study

Road Study Ahead

The U.S. Forest Service has begun a study that analyzes the road system on the Ottawa National Forest, and is seeking public input.  Please visit the Road Study page for more information and to learn how you can contribute.

Special Management Areas

Certain locations within the Ottawa National Forest are managed differently due to the uniqueness of that area.....

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