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  • 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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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