Restoration Progress Made Despite Growing Challenges

Forest Service Report Highlights Restoration Progress Made Despite Growing Challenges

Agency Funding Fix Still Needed to Complete Necessary Work to Make Forests More Resilient to Fire
 
Washington November 10, 2015 at 10:00am

The U.S. Forest Service has increased the pace and scale of forest restoration by nine percent since 2011, according to a report released today.  The significant progress comes in the face of mounting challenges to the agency including record droughts, longer wildfire seasons and the increasing percentage of the agency’s budget spent fighting wildland fires.

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