Volunteer Activities and Government Shutdown – UPDATED

UPDATE – 1/23/2018: Volunteer Activities have Resumed

Date: Jan 22, 2018 10:24 AM

Hello Volunteers,

DUS Forest Serviceue to the recent federal government shutdown, we have been instructed to contact all volunteer groups to inform them that they are not authorized to conduct volunteer activities on US Forest Service lands during the shutdown.  Volunteer activities may resume once the federal government has returned to normal operations.  Please forward this email to your respective volunteers for each of your volunteer groups.  We value all you do as volunteers and apologize for this inconvenience.

Heath Emmons
Natural Resource Specialist
Forest Service
Nantahala National Forest
Cheoah and Tusquitee Ranger Districts
p: 828-479-6431 x4102
f: 828-479-6784
1070 Massey Branch Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771

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