Due to a lapse in federal funding, this USDA website will not be actively updated. Once funding has been reestablished, online operations will continue. On-going operational updates will be posted here (https://www.fs.fed.us/shutdown) as we are able to provide them.


Outdoor Safety & Ethics

Leave No Trace teaches outdoor ethics that encourage recreationists to "take only photos and leave only footprints," thus protecting our natural environment for future generations.


Fire Prevention and Education

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Ever wonder how Fire Danger Ratings work?  Follow this link for an explanation that is easy to understand.