Working Together

To serve our mission of “caring for the land and serving the people,” Olympic National Forest works with many diverse partners who share a common goal of caring for our public lands and supporting local communities. Our partners include other federal agencies, federally recognized Tribes, the State of Washington, conservation organizations, universities, public entities, contractors and private citizens. 


Mt. Ellinor Trail CrewHere on the Olympic National Forest volunteers perform a variety of activities such as trail restoration, hazardous fuels reduction, monitoring, wildlife habitat improvements and more.



Crew members cut back thick brush along the Wynoochee Lake Shore Trail on the east side of the lakeWorking together to manage our natural resources becomes more vital each year. Partnerships are critical to Olympic National Forest’s ability to effectively manage natural resources for future generations. 



Contractors at work on the O'Brien Creek Bridge Recovery Act Project.The Northwest Washington Procurement Area consists of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Olympic National Forest, Olympia Forest Sciences Laboratory and the Seattle Forest Sciences Laboratory. Learn more about Contracting.

Resource Advisory Committee

OPACFallsCr.JPGReview current Olympic Peninsula Resource Advisory Committee information and project proposals. Find information about Secure Rural Schools and the Community Self-Determination Act of 2000. 


USFS Trail Crew Courtesy Larry Workman-QINThe web-based applications of USAJOBS provide an opportunity for job candidates to create a profile, search for jobs, sign-up for vacancy announcements, apply for jobs, and check the status of jobs for which they have applied. Find out more information about the types of employment opportunities available.