Resource Management

Resource management program areas

Painted turtle on Trout Creek

Botanists at work Trillium and spider

The Forest Service manages forest lands to increase the resiliency of landscapes. We have many program areas where we work under this overarching forest restoration theme including: 

Read our most recent Gifford Pinchot Forest Plan Monitoring Program report!

Stewardship Contracts and Retained Receipts Projects

To accomplish the Forest Service's stewardship responsibilities, creative approaches are needed to complete the necessary work and simultaneously contribute to the economic growth of local, rural communities.  Read more about the Gifford Pinchot National Forest Retained Receipts Projects.

Timber & Special Forest Products

The table below provides detailed information on all specific currently advertised Timber Sales & Special Forest Products Sales (e.g. commercial bough and commercial firewood, etc,) including all maps, contracts, bid forms and bidder information.  Review the forest's timber sales in FY19 (Oct. 2018- Sept. 2019) here.

Timber Sales