USDA Forest Service Eastern Region
Eastern Region seeks applicants for Recreation Resource Advisory Committee
The USDA Forest Service is seeking a diverse group of nominees to reflect and represent your respective recreation, tourism, and tribal community needs and values. This advisory committee will review recreation fee proposals for the forests/prairie in the Eastern Region and recommend fee changes.
The Inflation Reduction Act Forest Landowner Support programming provides financial assistance grants for projects that support underserved and small-acreage forest landowner participation in emerging private markets for climate mitigation and forest resilience.
The Inflation Reduction Act includes some two dozen tax provisions that will save families money on their energy bills and accelerate the deployment of clean energy, clean vehicles, clean buildings, and clean manufacturing. The Act also provides billions of dollars for clean energy and climate action. The Act advances the Justice40 Initiative, which commits to delivering 40 percent of the overall benefits of climate, clean energy, and related federal investments to communities that are marginalized, overburdened by pollution, and underserved by infrastructure and other basic services.
Monongahela National Forest will provide the 2023 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree and thousands of ornaments made by the people of West Virginia.