Each National Forest and Grassland is governed by a management plan in accordance with the National Forest Management Act (NFMA). These plans set management, protection, use goals and guidelines. Monitoring conditions on the Grassland ensures projects are done in accordance with plan direction and determine effects that might require a change in management.

Prairie Management Plan

Paper copies of these documents are also available for review in local libraries.  

Prairie Plan Monitoring and Evaluation Reports

The Prairie Plan requires that a Monitoring and Evaluation Report be completed each year. The purpose of this report is to determine how the Midewin is doing in meeting the goals outlined in the Prairie Plan.


Travel Analysis

The U.S. Forest Service is committed to balancing your needs for access to the National Forests & Prairie with the responsibility to sustain a productive, diverse, and healthy forest/prairie. This section contains the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie's plans for future road management and addressing concerns about the future sustainability of the Tallgrass Prairie's road system.

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