The mission of the USDA Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.
Motto: Caring for the Land and Serving the People.
The Huron-Manistee National Forests are the only National Forests in Lower Michigan. They comprise almost a million acres of public lands extending across the northern lower peninsula of Michigan. The Huron-Manistee National Forests provide recreation opportunities for visitors, habitat for fish and wildlife, and resources for local industry.
Alcona seventh and eighth graders are working to educate their local community on threatened and endangered species that can be found at Negwegon State Park.