Forest Service Planning

We have a great opportunity to engage the public in important National Forest Land Use Planning processes that will guide management of our national forests over the next 15-20 years.  The Carson, Santa Fe, Cibola, Gila, and Lincoln National Forests have all started the process, and will be taking public input over the next several years.  New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is conducting inventory of wilderness quality lands within these National Forests and writing recommendations to submit to each agency during the appropriate comment period. 

Upcoming public comment periods and public meetings are below:

  • Forest Plan Timeline
  • Gila Forest Public Meetings
    • June 12th

      5-7:30 pm

      Quemado High School New Gym, 3484 Hwy 60 Quemado, NM

      Tuesday, June 13th

      5-7:30 pm

      Catron County Fairgrounds Building, Hwy 12, Reserve, NM

      Wednesday, June 14th

      5-7:30 pm

      Grant County Conference Center, 3031 Highway 180 East, Silver City, NM

      Thursday, June 15th

      5-7:30 pm

      Albert Lyon Event Center, 2953 South Broadway,

      Truth or Consequences, NM

      Friday, June 16th

      2-4:30 pm

      NM Farm and Ranch Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd

      Las Cruces, NM

See timelines for all plans here.

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