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Kisatchie National Forest Resource is seeking volunteers

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Pineville, La. (KALB News Channel 5 )  – Kisatchie National Forest is looking for volunteers to serve on the  Kisatchie Resource Advisory Committee (RAC).

The purpose of the RAC is to review and vote on project proposals associated with the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (SRS). Projects must be on or beneficial to the management of the Kisatchie National Forest.  It's also to improve the maintenance of existing infrastructure, implement stewardship objectives that enhance forest ecosystems, or restore and improve land health and water quality.

The RAC committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub.L 110-343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The RAC has a cross section of parish communities, industries, schools, and local government representatives from each of the parishes where the Kisatchie National Forest is located. The Kisatchie National Forest is located in Grant, Rapides, Winn, Natchitoches, Vernon, Webster, and Claiborne.

Volunteering for the RAC is open to anyone who is interested in serving.  For more information call 318-473-7025 or aerobertson@fs.fed.us.

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