Gila National Forest Forest Plan Revision Meeting Schedule

Gila National Forest would like feedback on draft assessment report

Gila NF Forest Plan Revision Community Meetings Scheduled.
Gila NF Forest Plan Revision Community Meetings Scheduled.Dirt Rider

The Gila National Forest recently released the draft assessment report for feedback as part of the Forest Plan Revision process. The Gila National Forest highly encourages feedback on the draft assessment report and participation moving forward. Community meetings have been scheduled in late October to early November 2016 to discuss assessment key findings on ecological, social, and economic topics, collaborate to determine needs-for-change to the current plan, and to continue the dialogue between the Forest and nearby residents, users, and interested individuals.

Community meetings will occur on the following dates and locations. Meetings are open house style so people can drop in anytime during the meeting.

Gila National Forest Community Meetings
Date Time District Location
Monday, October 24 7-9 p.m. Wilderness Roundup Lodge Acklin Hill Road, San Lorenzo, New Mexico
Tuesday, October 25 5-7 p.m. Quemado Quemado High School Cafeteria 3484 Hwy 60, Quemado, NM
Wednesday, October 26 4-6:30 p.m. Glenwood Glenwood Community Center 14 Menges Lane, Glenwood, NM
Thursday, October 27 4-6:30 p.m. Reserve Catron County Fairgrounds Building Hwy 12, Reserve, NM
Tuesday, November 1 4-6:30 p.m. Black Range Albert Lyon Event Center 2953 South Broadway, Truth or Consequences, NM
Wednesday, November 2 4-6:30 p.m. Silver City WNMU Global Resource Center 12th Street & Kentucky Street, Silver City, NM
Thursday, November 3 4-6:30 p.m. NM Farm and Ranch Museum 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM

The revised Forest Plan will describe the strategic direction for management of forest resources for the next fifteen years on the Gila National Forest.

To download a copy of the draft assessment report, please visit the Forest Plan Revision website at http://go.usa.gov/h88k. For further information, contact Matt Schultz, Forest Planner, 575-388-8280 or matthewschultz@fs.fed.us.