Alabama Resource Advisory Committee seeking proposals for Bankhead National Forest

BANKHEAD NATIONAL FOREST - The Alabama Resource Advisory Committee welcomes project proposals for review and recommendation to the USDA Forest Service until August 31. Proposals must benefit natural resources on Bankhead National Forest in Winston and Lawrence counties or other national forests throughout Alabama. The project application and instructions are on the Forest Service website at Applicants should download the electronic RAC Project Application form (fillable word doc.) and consult a local Forest Service district ranger prior to proposal submission.
Approximately $224,201 of Title II funding is available for projects through the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act. Approved projects will benefit forest lands, such as road, trail and infrastructure maintenance, forest restoration, water quality, maintenance and improvement of wildlife and fish habitat. Federal agencies, state and local governments, private entities, nonprofit entities, and landowners can apply.
A Secure Rural Schools RAC provides advice and recommendations to the Forest Service on developing and implementing special projects as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act, Public Law 110-343. Contact Dawn Suiter, Alabama RAC Coordinator, or Tammy Freeman Brown, Designated Federal Officer, for additional information at 334-832-4470,,

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