Due to a lapse in federal funding, this USDA website will not be actively updated. Once funding has been reestablished, online operations will continue. On-going operational updates will be posted here (https://www.fs.fed.us/shutdown) as we are able to provide them.



Collaboration Invitation: Working Together for the Health of Alabama's NF

The National Forests in Alabama released a quarterly Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA). The public is encouraged to review the proposed projects and make comments or suggestions to help forest managers make better informed decisions. The National Forests in Alabama SOPA are published on the Forest’s website in January, April, July and October.

Center Stage - Spotlight on our Valuable Resources

“Center Stage” is a series of stories about our most valuable resources - Forest Service employees. Learn more about how National Forests in Alabama employees are making a difference for the national forest and their communities.

A New Home

This week biologists from the Forest Service (NFs Alabama), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Ft. Benning Dept. of Defense successfully moved 3 pairs of red-cockaded woodpeckers (RCW) from Ft. Benning military base to the Talladega National Forest – Shoal Creek District. 


  • 2012 Planning Rule Transition
    The 2012 Planning Rule (36 CFR 219) requires each forest to establish a Land and Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan) monitoring program consistent with the monitoring requirements of the rule by May 9, 2016. The National Forests in Alabama is in this process.
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Maps on the Go

Maps on the Go!

Interactive Visitor Map

Use our Interactive Visitor Map to find a forest or grassland

Places of Great Escapes

Places of Great Escapes

Wooded area burning with firefighters walking on a dirt road

Ways We Are Improving National Forest In Alabama-2017