Our Mission


Cherokee Forest Voices' mission is the restoration and preservation of biodiversity, improved  protection of fish, wildlife, plants, soil and water resources, an increase in the size of existing  Wilderness Areas, designation of additional Wilderness Areas, increased  availability of nature oriented recreation and the protection of scenic values.

We seek to accomplish this mission by: 

Monitoring Forest Service management activities and commenting on proposed activities; enhancing public awareness of, and interest in, forest-related issues; sponsoring or promoting activities designed to increase citizen participation in the forest management process; and cooperating with other groups through the region who share common interests and concerns regarding our national forest.