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USDA Blog Post
Eat It to Beat It - 2014 Garlic Mustard Challenge

July is National Blueberry Month
Did you know... North America supplies roughly 90% of the world's blueberries.

Presidential Memorandum
Creating a federal strategy to promote the health of honey bees and other pollinators.

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

50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

This year is the golden anniversary of the Wilderness Act, signed on Sept. 3, 1964, by President Lyndon Johnson. The act established the country’s National Wilderness Preservation System. So, on Sept. 3, 2014, lovers of wildlands will celebrate the landmark event that made history. [MORE]


USDA Under Secretary Bonnie visits Urban Ecology Center

USDA Under Secretary Bonnie visits Urban Ecology Center

USDA Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Robert Bonnie recently visited Milwaukee and stopped by the Urban Ecology Center.


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