Managing a National Forest requires the efforts of not only dedicated staff but many Partners and Volunteers who contribute to the successful management of forest resources as well as providing services to forest visitors like you.
What can our Partners and Volunteers do?
- Assist with the maintenance of recreation sites and trails
- Reduce hazardous fuels
- Restore watersheds
- Monitor wildlife populations
- Improve wildlife and fisheries habitat
- Inventory and monitor archeological and historic sites
- Provide input to proposed management activities
- Conduct conservation education programs
- Respond to emergency incidents
Our Partners include a number of federal agencies, including the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Suwannee River and St. Johns River Water Management Districts, conservation organizations, universities, local governments, concessionaires, and private citizens. Partner assistance is provided through a number of avenues including various grants, Partnerships, and Volunteer efforts.
Florida Trail Association
With volunteers throughout the state of Florida maintaining the Florida National Scenic Trail, the Florida Trail Association is a valued partner of the National Forests in Florida.
Through the Plant-A-Tree program, you can memorialize loved ones or commemorate births, weddings, anniversaries, or other special events while helping to improve the environment.