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Planting seeds of prevention

Two employees stand in front of tall industrial shelves stacked high with large white bags of seed.
A custom seed mix created to reseed a fuel break on the Pine Valley Ranger District of the Dixie National Forest. (USDA Forest Service photo by Lindsey Winkel) In a large climate-controlled warehouse in central Utah, hundreds of thousands of pounds of seed in white feed bags are stacked to…
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, watershed, utah, seeds

An Ag Outlook audience learns how voluntary conservation can help at-risk wildlife and reduce the need for regulation

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Regulations may be needed, but are they all we need? That was the common thread weaved through presentations by natural resource experts last week at USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum. [[{"fid":"38999","view_mode":"fs_wysiwyg_width_360px","fields":{"format":"image_360px","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"seven at-risk species that benefit from habitat restoration","…
Agricultural Outlook Forum, arizona, california, colorado, conservation, minnesota, nevada, new mexico, NRCS, office of environmental markets, US fish and wildlife service, utah

Under Secretary Bonnie tells World Congress of scientists their work will light the way to better forest management

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alabama, climate change, conservation, conservation ethic, gifford pinchot, nre, president roosevelt, reforestation, research and development, robert bonnie, science, south carolina, utah

Mule deer habitat in western U.S. improves based on restoration efforts with partners

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The mule deer on the Spanish Fork Ranger District, a part of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Utah, are happy foragers these days thanks to a dedicated effort to improve their habitat and increase their numbers. Mule deer are primarily browsers, with a majority of their diet comprised of broad-leaved, non-woody plants such as buckwheat and lupine and browse which includes leaves and…
forestry, mule deer, mule deer foundation, pinyon juniper, spanish fork ranger district, utah

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, a gift from the people, headed toward Washington, D.C.

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capitol christmas tree, holidays, forest service, forestry, arizona, arkansas, idaho, maryland, new mexico, tennessee, pennsylvania, texas, utah, virginia, washington state, washington dc

Summer camp provides lifelong environmental learning for Utah high schoolers

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conservation, entomology, firewise, high school, natural resources, utah