Spotlights

Faces of the Forest

Jennifer currently works for Andrew Pickens Ranger District on the Sumter National Forest. She is a fairly new employee of the Forest Service. Visit the link above to read more.

Inner city youth protect an ancient Oregon forest wilderness

Inner city youth helped protect an ancient forest wilderness in the Siuslaw National Forest by spending a day removing invasive tansy ragwort. Visit the link above to read more.

Forest Service underwater salmon cam ready to school viewers

The Forest Service is streaming from the bed of Juneau's Steep Creek on the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. Visit the link above for live video.

Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Follw-Up Objector Meeting

To read the agenda and objection issue summaries for the July 1, 2014 follow-up meeting, visit the link above.

RESTORE Episode 13: Fire Behavior and Ecological Restoration

By employing specially designed heat resistant camera boxes, the agency has been able to document surprising fire behavior. Visit the link above to watch the video.

Forestry students vie for a free trip to Russia

The International Jr. Foresters' Competition promotes and rewards young scientists for their efforts in the environmental field. 

Forest, grasslands users now have access to digital maps

Now dealing with a map may be faster, easier and more convenient by opening your smart device and using a U.S. Forest Service digital map. Read more by visiting the link above.

Climate change is going 3D

Understanding the effects of global warming, especially the amount of precipitation contained in clouds, has been limited by the use of old satellite technology. Read more above. 

Fuelwood permits on sale

Fuelwood permits on sale now. Permits cost $20 per cord, with a two-cord minimum purchase and limit of 10 cords per household. Visit the link above to learn more.

RESTORE Episode 14: Marijuana Grows and Restoration

Marijuana growing on our national forests causes significant harm to the land, water and animals. Visit the link above to watch the video.