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COVID Updates - Regional Orders Rescinded Effective May 20, 2020

Acting Regional Forester Jennifer Eberlien has signed termination orders to rescind the regional developed recreation site closure and fire restriction orders effective May 20, 2020. Local units will decide the operational status of developed recreation sites and fire restrictions after assessing conditions and working closely with local, state and federal officials. Decisions will carefully consider local, state, and federal public health guidance, established fire restriction criteria, and staffing levels. The USDA Forest Service’s Rocky Mountain Region includes 24 national forests and grasslands across Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. News Release

An online story map provides a one-stop resource for learning about current USDA Forest Service recreation site status updates, alerts, warnings & fire restriction information within the states of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota & Wyoming.

National forest & grassland maps are available at

A complete list of the national forests and grasslands throughout the Rocky Mountain Region with direct links to each Alerts-Notices page is available here:

If this is an emergency, please call 911.

Grants & Agreements Updates Regarding Impacts of COVID-19

Forest Service continues to monitor and examine the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The documents below provide updated guidance on related impacts to the Grants and Agreements (G&A) community.

female bald eagle in nest with 3 eagletsAre You Looking for some Cool Virtual Outdoor Experiences?

You've come to the right place. We've started a list in the "Learning Center" that contains everything from LIVECAMS to lesson plans from the forests to the seas. We hope you find this fun and helpful. 


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