Working Together

Taking care of the Siuslaw National Forest requires the efforts of not only dedicated employees, but also partners, volunteers, local communities, tribal contact and individuals who contribute to the successful management of forest resources as well as providing services to forest visitors.

Volunteers planting nectar and violets for Oregon Silverspot butterfly habitat restoration

Volunteering

Siuslaw National Forest volunteers play a vital role in helping us accomplish our goals. As a volunteer, you choose an area of interest to you and we match your skills and interests with our needs. 

Partnerships

Our partners help maintain recreation sites and trails, reduce hazardous fuels, restore watersheds, monitor wildlife populations, improve wildlife and fisheries habitat, inventory and monitor archeological and historic sites, provide input to proposed management activities, conduct conservation education programs, and respond to emergency incidents.Photo of group clearing trail in thicket of underbrush

Our partners include other federal agencies, the State of Oregon, conservation organizations, universities, public entities and private citizens. Their assistance is provided through a number of avenues including various grants, partnerships, advisory committees and volunteer efforts.

Contracting

The Forest Service works with many businesses in the pursuit of attaining our mission from construction to service to supply.

Advisory Committees

Sand Lake Youth Corps Weed RemovalCitizen Advisory Committees help the Forest Service to select projects available for funding such as watersheds restoration, controlling noxious weeds or otherwise improving the condition of the forest.

Tribal Relations

Maintaining tribal relations is critical to our mission. We seek to improve overall knowledge of Tribe and Tribal cultures and develop partnerships and accomplish common goals in accordance with the Forest Service mission, the National Tribal implementation team report and Regional priorities.

Related Agencies

List of other natural resource agencies, local governments and communities with whom we work.