Working Together

Group of volunteers in the woodsThe US Forest Service works in partnership with public agencies, private organizations, tribes, watershed groups, volunteer organizations, nonprofit organizations, schools, and individuals to manage national forest resources. These include water, fish, trees, soil, recreation facilities, roads, terrestrial habitats, invasive weeds, and more!

Multiple and dynamic partnerships between the Forest Service and other entities come in the form of agreements, grants, contracts, and volunteer commitments for specific projects or tasks needed to keep our forest healthy and active.

Region 6 Update

The R6 Update is a publication produced monthly that celebrates the work from the employees of the Pacific Northwest Region as well as the many partnerships and communities we serve.

Advisory Committees

Information on citizen advisory committees and the Federal Advisory Committee Act is available.


Grants and Agreements

Find information on how to apply for assistance through grants or cooperative agreements with the Forest Service.

Asset Management

Find an asset management contact list.


The Forest Service is working hard to support an integrated, strategic, and above all, person-to-person approach to developing and maintaining partnerships of all sorts, for mutual benefits both short and long term.

Tribal Relations

The Forest Service is committed to working and enhancing tribal relations.


Volunteering is an excellent way to learn new skills, meet new people, create opportunities, and help your communities.