Resource Management

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland endeavors to live up to the vision of Gifford Pinchot, the first chief of the Forest Service, "Where conflicting interests must be reconciled, the quesion shall always be answered from the standpoint of the greatest good of the greatest number in the long run."  

Find information about forest managment areas including:

Fire Management:

Find information on wildfire, hazardous fuels reduction and prescribed fire, fire prevention, the Northern Colorado Interagency Helitack, Jefferson County airtanker base, Fort Collins Interagency Dispatch, and the Roosevelt Hotshots.

Lands, Realty and Boundary Management:  

Find information about special use authorizations, land adjustments, boundary management and lands status.

Minerals, Mining, Geology, Oil and Gas: 

Find information about prospecting, mining and mineral collecting, along with information on oil and gas.

Special Uses: 

Find information about obtaining authorization to use National Forest Lands land for such activities as water transmission, outfitting and guiding, research, photography and rights-of-ways.

Vegetation and Other Resource Management

Find information on mountain pine beetle, hazardous fuels reduction and weed management, and quagga and zebra mussels. View the Revegetation Policy

Recreation Management

Find information about outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and motorized use.


Travel Analysis Reports

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland has completed an analysis of the road system as required by the 2005 Travel Management Rule. The road-by-road analysis weighed the benefits and risks for each road. The Travel Analysis Reports describe recommendations - not decisions - for future projects