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

On the Tahoe National Forest, we are working closely with the Forest Service and local partners to ensure the health of the Truckee River watershed for generations to come. Outside of Los Angeles, our efforts on the Angeles National Forest include post-fire restoration and youth engagement.

Tahoe National Forest 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.

Learn more.

Giant Sequoia Restoration

The NFF is leading a collaborative effort with agencies and nonprofits to improve management of giant sequoias in the face of climate change.

BBC Radio feature about the efforts

Mokelumne River Restoration

Working closely with the Forest Service and Bay Area partners, the NFF has created the Mokelumne Fund to generate funding for restoring the watershed. Efforts will focus particularly in the upper watershed where ecological restoration is critical for the future of the East Bay’s water supply.

Learn more about the Moke Fund.

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