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US Forest Service Finds Global Forests Absorb One-Third of Emissions Annually

Spearfish Canyon on the Black Hills National Forest

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011–Forests play a more significant role in removing carbon from the atmosphere than first reported by absorbing one-third of carbon emissions annually, a new U.S. Forest Service study says. 

US Forest Service reforestation efforts a win-win for healthy forests

Forest Stream

Every year across the country, the U.S. Forest Service plants trees on thousands of acres of land...

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Weeks Act Centennial 2011

Weeks Act Centennial 2011

The Forest Service is celebrating the 100th anniversary of one of the most successful land conservation efforts in the U.S.

New Documentary on Aldo Leopold

Green Fire the movie

The U.S. Forest Service has partnered with the Aldo Leopold Foundation and the Center for Humans and Nature in the first feature-length...

International Year of Forests

International Year of Forests

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests to bolster efforts to promote sustainable management, conservation and development of forests.

USFS will help young adults bring awareness to national forests

Green XC logo

The youth trekking group GreenXC, is embarking on a bold transnational ride-share journey that departs July 27th.