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Around the Region

The Power of Trees [VIDEO]
What happens when trees disappear?

USDA Blog Post
Letters to Smokey Bear Reveal Promise of Hope for the Future
Smokey got his zip code back!

The Chippewa National Forest has been selected for the 2014 Capitol Christmas Tree!

The Shawnee National Forest has introduced a fun new game called "Where's Woodsy?". To participate - visit the Shawnee National Forest home page HERE.

Features

Trading Spaces

Kid tries out fire gear on Hiawatha National Forest

An Our Global Kids group from Detroit traded their city lights and busy streets for an adventure on the Hiawatha National Forest in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Urban Connections Program organized this trip help underserved communities get involved in forest management.


Eastern Region Waters

The Eastern Region has 2 million acres of wetlands, 15 miles of streams and 10,000 lakes that provide clean drinking water, healthy wildlife habitat and special places to recreate.


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