Welcome to the home page for Forest Planning and NEPA.

Forest Planner: Diane Prather 575-434-7200


Forest Plan Revision

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Visit our Forest Plan Revision pages here for links, frequently asked questions, resources, providing comments and more.

The Planning Process

Before work is done on the ground, analysis must be completed and these analyses will be presented in 3 basic forms; Categorical Exclusion, Environmental Analysis, and/or Environmental Impact Study.  The umbrella that all of these analyses are done under is commonly referred to as the NEPA process (defined).

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Forest Land Resource Management Plan

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The Forest Land and Resource Management Plan (FLRMP) provides the underlying rules, guidelines, and much more that the Lincoln works within.  Visit this site for copies of our FLRMP.

Monitoring Reports

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Annual Monitoring Reports for the Lincoln National Forest. These reports detail how our treatments and activities affect the landscape.