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Forest Resource Coordinating Committee

The FRCC is an appointed Federal Advisory committee to the Secretary of Agriculture on private forest conservation, with specific focus of owners of non-industrial private forest land. This FRCC was authorized in the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to provide direction and coordination of actions within the USDA, and coordination with State agencies and the private sector to effectively address the national priorities for private forest conservation.


The FRCC holds monthly conference calls.

To participate in the conference call dial 888-844-9904 Passcode: 8223564 and go to Written comments may be submitted as described in the Public Comment Policy below.

The next meeting will be in-person in Asheville, North Carolina on November 9-10, 2016.  Check back soon for the agenda.

Please see the Federal Notice and Public Comment Policy for additional information regarding meetings.

Committee Members

Committee Reports


Forest Resource Coordinating Committee members standing in a grove of blossoming cherry trees near the Washington monument in Washington, DC. Photo taken April 16, 2015. Photo by Dominic Cumberland, US Forest Service.

Meeting Information

September 28, 2016

July 20, 2016

June 15, 2016

May 25-26, 2016

April 20, 2016

March 9, 2016

February 17, 2016

October 14, 2015

August 4-5, 2015

June 17, 2015

April 15-16, 2015

March 17, 2015

February 18, 2015

January 21, 2015

December 17, 2014

November 19, 2014

October 15, 2014

September 17, 2014

August 13, 2014

July 16, 2014

June 18, 2014

May 21, 2014

April 16, 2014

March 20, 2014

February 6-7, 2014

July 18, 2013

June 20, 2013

April 11-12, 2013

January 20, 2012

Committee Information

Committee Statute

Committee Charter

Committee Bylaws

Nomination Forms

We are currently accepting applications for private landowners, conservation organizations, conservation districts, and forestry consultant representation. The application deadline is November 14, 2016. Please see the Federal Register Notice for more information.

FRCC Nomination Cover Page

AD 755: Advisory Committee Background Information

For more information or assistance, contact:

Acting Designated Federal Officer
Scott Stewart,, 202-205-1618






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