The U.S. Forest Service is pleased to announce the Landscape Scale Restoration (LSR) Program request for proposals is now open for federal fiscal year 2024.

  • Southern Region/International Institute of Tropical Forestry (IITF) Request for Proposals: Projects must take place in one or more of the following states or territories: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virgin Islands of the United States, and Virginia. Applications are due December 15.
  • National Request for Proposals: This opportunity is for federally recognized Tribes and Alaska Native Corporations/Villages. Applications are due December 15. There is not a required pre-proposal for the Tribal Nation LSR RFP. However, you can submit your proposal for an optional review by emailing your completed application. Paul will share feedback with you.

LSR is intended to maximize flexibility with State and Private Forestry authorities and provide federal funds that “encourage collaborative, science-based restoration of priority forest landscapes”. For clarification or questions concerning the proposal process, please email