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"The history of all times, and of today especially, teaches that...women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves." - Louise Otto (Louise Otto-Peters), German activist, 1819-1895 It was just over 40 years ago that students across the United States weren’t learning about women in their history books. In 1978, activists Molly MacGregor, Paula Hammett and Bette Morgan convinced the Educational Task Force of Sonoma County, California, to host a “Women’s History Week.”i In 1980, the group coalesced into the National Women’s History Project, which would go on to successfully lobby Congress and the White House for first...

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Forest Service employee and trained emergency medical technician gives coronavirus vaccine to Oakland resident in a car at mass vaccination site in Oakland, CA.
Frank Sherman, trained EMT and Tongass National Forest deputy forest supervisor, administers vaccine and answers questions from a resident taking advantage of Oakland's mass vaccination site, Feb. 23, 2021. USDA Forest Service photo by Paul Wade.
Red bird in winter
Red crossbill discovered in December 2020 on the Shawnee National Forest. USDA Forest Service photo by Mark Vukovich.
Child holding salmon.
Salmon is an important part of Alaskan life: for recreation, economy and culture. USDA Forest Service photo by Daniel O'Leary.
Combined Federal Campaign: Final Day graphic.
Today is the final day of the 2020 Combined Federal Campaign.
Flyer for OneUSDA Family Show to benefit the Combined Federal Campaign.
Join CFC for the OneUSDA Family Show Jan. 13, 1:30 p.m. EST.
Chirstmas Card
Sending gratitude to the remarkable employees of USDA Forest Service and wishing you a Happy Holiday.
Lighted Christmas tree on the west lawn of the Capitol in the foreground; the Capitol in the background.
The 2020 Capitol Christmas Tree lights up the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Photo courtesy Architect of the Capitol.
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March 4, 2021 - Nooga Today

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