Input Needed For Forest Action Plan 2020

It’s a short online survey.

Press Release

The New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands has begun work on the Forest Action Plan 2020, and is seeking input at both public listening sessions and through a brief online survey.

New Hampshire’s Forest Action Plan 2020 will include an assessment of our current forest conditions and trends as well as identify threats and concerns. It will also establish priorities and provide strategies for addressing both issues and ways to invest state, federal and other partner resources in ways that successfully address identified management and landscape priorities.

Forest Action Plans influence policy, management and resource allocation decisions for 10 years.

Individuals working in the natural resource industry are invited to share their input at the following listening sessions:

August. 20, 2 to 4 PM     DNCR North Region Headquarters, 629B Main Street, Lancaster
August  26, 2 to 4 PM     DNCR Headquarters, 172 Pembroke Road,Concord

Two listening sessions are also scheduled to gather input from the general public:

·        August 20, 6 to 8 PM,      DNCR North Region Headquarters, 629B Main Street, Lancaster

·        August 26, 6 to 8 PM,     DNCR Headquarters, 172 Pembroke Road, Concord

A short online survey gathering information about concerns, challenges and desired outcomes is available from the Division of Forests and Lands website,

A draft of the Forest Action Plan will incorporate input from listening sessions, the online survey and other outreach methods. The draft is scheduled to be available for public comment in February 2020 and will be available on the division’s website,

Part of the New Hampshire Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, the Division of Forests and Lands protects and promotes the value provided by trees, forests and natural communities. For more information about the Division of Forests and Lands, visit or call 271-2214.