Forest Service Proposed Land Management Planning Directives

Our National Forests contain some of the most exceptional natural places in the United States, with immeasurable recreational, scientific, ecological, and cultural value. In February 2013 the U.S. Forest Service released proposed directives to guide implementation of the new Planning Rule for the National Forest System. Numerous environmental groups collaborated to analyze the directives and provided these comments to inform the agency's final directives and help ensure that implementation of the new Planning Rule protects and benefits wild places and wildlife.

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