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What's New: The Draft Plan is here!

updated August 2021

Using years of your input, the GMUG planning team has completed the draft revised forest plan and associated DEIS. A 90-day formal comment period will run from August 13 to November 12 of 2021. Comments must be received during the formal comment period in order to attain status as an objector.

View the Draft Forest Plan and associated documents here

We WILL use your input to improve the final plan, so please submit your comment

Forest Service GIS analyst Tony Smith and wildlife biologist Luke Holguin work to map alternatives.The GMUG National Forests and the National Forest Foundation will be co-hosting four virtual webinars and five virtual open houses (one for each district). Click here for upcoming dates and links for opportunities to engage, as well as past recordings.

If you're just joining the conversation, please check out the Process and Products tab above for past publications, recorded webinars, and other helpful resources, and please consider joining our mailing list to recieve an update when we are getting ready to publish the Draft EIS. 

The best decisions will be made with input from all people who care about the GMUG, people like you. So please consider commenting with your support or concerns for the draft revised forest plan!

Thank you for your continued interest in plan revision!   

How to Shape Your National Forests from Your Forests Your Future.

Each National Forest and Grassland operates under management identified in a Forest Plan. Over the years, these plans are updated in a process known as Forest Planning. That's where you come in! The Forest Service needs your help in deciding what changes to make on the GMUG. The Forest Plan Revision process guided by the 2012 Planning Rule serves as an opportunity to look at what is working and what may not be working using best available scientific information and meaningful public involvement. Our current forest plan was approved in 1983 and has been amended five times, but a lot has changed over the years. Join this conversation and have a say in the management of your GMUG National Forests.

Key Contacts

 Please contact us:

sm.fs.gmugplanning@usda.gov

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Planning for the Future Forest

 



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