National Forest Foundation


California Program

With 20 percent of California designated as National Forests, the state features a diverse range of forests but also faces numerous challenges.

Treasured Landscapes

In the Sierra Nevada near Lake Tahoe, we are working closely with Forest Service and local partners to ensure the health of the Truckee, American, and Yuba River watersheds for generations to come.

Tahoe Treasured Landscape
Angeles National Forest Treasured Landscape

San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Fund

In October 2014, President Obama established the 346,000-acre San Gabriel Mountains National Monument The NFF has pledged $3 million to engage neighboring communities and jump starting critical restoration work on the monument.

Learn more about the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

Lake Tahoe West Restoration Partnership

This partnership is a new inter-agency effort to restore the resiliency of Lake Tahoe’s western forests, watersheds, recreational opportunities, and communities to climate change, drought, bark beetles, and other stressors. The science and stakeholder-driven collaborative process encompasses 74,000 acres of federal, state, local, and private lands.

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