June 14, 2011

Seeking Comments on Sacred Sites Procedure

The USDA Office of Tribal Relations and the US Forest Service recently released a draft report related to Sacred Sites policy and language. This draft report incorporates recommendations received during tribal listening sessions held between November 2010 and April 2011. Currently, the Forest Service is soliciting comments on the draft report. Comments should be submitted by September 2011, and the final report to the Secretary of the USDA is scheduled to be completed by November 2011.