Land & Resources Management

Includes Current ProjectsFinal Forest Plan & FEIS and  Range Management.

 

Photograph of a Forest Service employee climbing a ponderosa pine to gather seeds.

Features

Silviculture

photograph of pine seed in the palm of a hand.

Silviculture work completed in fiscal year 2010 included vegetation management activities such as thinning, hand and machine piling, dwarf mistletoe removal, aspen fencing, and tree planting.


Tree Specialists Work to Restore Aspen on Kaibab National Forest

Fence is built around stands of aspen trees in order to protect them from browsing by elk and deer.

Aspen trees are known for their beauty and the soft rustling of their leaves in a summer breeze. Unfortunately, they are also becoming known for their rapid decline in northern Arizona, including on the Kaibab National Forest.