Working Together

Volunteers, Partnerships, and Contractors are very important to the Forest Service and the local communities.  With these relationships we are able to further our mission of "Caring for the Land and Serving the People".

Our vacancy announcements are posted on USAJobs.  You can also reference How to Apply for a Job.


Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership Initiative

Black cows meandering up a hillside.

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and Forest Service are working together in West Virginia to improve the health of forests where public forests and grasslands connect to privately owned lands through the Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership. Find out more about how these partners work together to restore landscapes, reduce wildfire threats to communities and landowners, protect water quality and enhance wildlife habitat.

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Restoring Red Spruce with Green Forests Work and Snowshoe Mountain Resort

A seedling of a red spruce is planted into tilled soil.

A new partnership between Green Forests Work, Snowshoe Mountain Resort, and Monongahela National Forest helps to bring native red spruce to a legacy site that was mined in the 1970s. In this event, volunteers planted about 1,700 trees on 35 acres of the former strip mine, including 1,100 red spruce, 500 American chestnut and 100 speckled alder.

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