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Discover Your Forests!

National Forests and Grasslands are America's great outdoors. They encompass 193 million acres (aproximately 78 million hectares) of land, which is an area equivalent in size to the state of Texas!

There is so much to see, do—and learn about—in your National Forests and Grasslands.

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Natural Inquirer


The Natural Inquirer is a middle school science education journal! Scientists report their research in journals, which enable scientists to share information with one another. This journal, The Natural Inquirer, was created so that scientists can share their research with middle school students. Each article tells you about scientific research conducted by scientists in the US Forest Service.

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Hands on the Land

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Hands on the Land (HOL) is a network of field classrooms stretching across America from Alaska to Florida. HOL is sponsored by Partners in Resource Education, a collaboration of five Federal agencies, a non-profit foundation, schools, and other private sector partners.

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