The United States Forest Service, an agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has existed for more than one hundred years with the express purpose of managing public forests and grasslands. Much can be learned about the changing attitudes of the American people toward nature, natural resources, and each other, by examining the history of the USFS.
Cultural Heritage - It's about Time and People
Public land has many rich stories to tell about the people who lived here and the land they lived on. Cultural Heritage is about time - it's about the past, it's about the present, and it's about our future.