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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...


Watershed Condition Framework

WASHINGTON June 3, 2011 –Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the release of a new map that characterizes the health and condition of National Forest System lands in more than 15,000 watersheds across the country. The U.S. Forest Service's Watershed Condition Classification Map is the first step in the agency's Watershed Condition Framework, and is the agency's first national assessment across all 193 million acres of National Forest lands. Vilsack made the announcement at a USDA event in Washington highlighting the United Nation's International Year of Forests.


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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...

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.