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

EPA Press Release
Federal Agencies Announce 5-year Great Lakes Restoration Action Plan

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.


Prescribed Burning on the Hoosier National Forest

Firefighter lights a prescribed burn

During the fall of 2014, the Hoosier plans to burn nine areas totalling 1,736 acres. The areas will be burned to improve oak and hickory regeneration and restore wildlife habitat. Additional areas will be burned in the spring.

American Chestnuts Planted on Hoosier NF

planters planting chestnut trees

Once a prominent forest tree in southern Indiana, American chestnut trees have now been planted on the Hoosier National Forest in partnership with Purdue University, The American Chestnut Foundation, and Northern Research Station.


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