USDA Forest Service

Recreation Solutions Enterprise Unit


United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Enterprise

Recreation Solutions logo


Lauren Payne,
Acting Executive Officer,

Becky Monroe,
Additional Contact,

United States Department of Agriculture USDA Forest Service Enterprise Program


Landscape Architecture and Interpretation

Louanne Atherley, Branch Director, 509-684-0409,

  • Recreation Facility Planning and Design
  • Scenery Resource Inventory/Assessment
  • Scenery Management
  • Universal Design
  • Interpretive Planning and Design
  • Interpretive Product Development (signs, brochures, ROG, exhibits, displays, posters)
  • Graphic Design

Customer Care Center

Karen Finlayson, Branch Director, 530-647-5393/5394,

  • Recreation Fee Program Management
  • National Forest Store
  • Newsletter Development
  • National Recreation Reservation Service
  • Customer Service Training
  • Special Uses
  • Meeting Coordination/Facilitation
  • National Visitor Use Monitoring
  • Writing and Editing
  • Document Layout and Design
  • Website Content Management

Business Operations

Becky Monroe, Branch Director, 406-295-7491,

  • AQM Support
  • Human Resources Support
  • Administrative Support
  • Business Tracking

Scenic Byways and Sustainable Recreation

Tamara Wilton, Branch Director, 530-283-7778,

  • Federal Lands Scenic Byway Program Coordination
  • Grant Preparation for the Federal Highway Administration (National Scenic Byways and Public Lands Highways Program) and the Paul S. Sarbanes Tranist in Parks Program
  • Scenic Byway Corridor Management Planning
  • Recreation Enhancement Act Program Management
  • Ecoystems and Social Applications in Fire


Timory Peel, Natural Resource Specialist, 406-295-7467,

  • Motorized and Non-motorized Trail Inventories
  • Trail Rehabilitation
  • Trail Layout
  • Trail Reconstruction
  • Trail Sign Plans
  • OHV Grant Administration

Recreation Planning

Dave Spildie, Branch Director, 406-329-3080,

  • NEPA Support
  • Environmental Analysis
  • Environmental Impact Statement
  • Interdisciplinary Team Leader
  • Recreation Specialist
  • Wildlife Biology and Fisheries Biology Specialist
  • Wilderness and Wild & Scenic River Specialist
  • Content Analysis
  • Writing and Editing
  • Document Formatting for Publication
  • Database Development
  • Non-motorized Trail Condition Survey (TRACS)
  • Non-motorized Trail Inventory
  • GPS
  • GIS Analysis, Mapping, and Cartography
  • Wilderness and Wild & Scenic River Planning
  • INFRA Database Training


US Forest Service - Recreation Solutions Enterprise Unit
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