Learning Center

Our Learning Center has many areas to read and learn more about the Northern Region Forest Service, please select a link from the subjects on this page or click on the subjects on the left-hand side of the page.

To see Historical Photos of the Northern Region, please check our Northern Region Archives pages on Flickr.

History & Culture

Northern Region History

Heritage and Culture site

1910 Fire Commemoration Information site

1910 Photo Gallery

"When The Mountains Roared", Stories of the 1910 Fires. First printed by the Forest Service in the 1960's.

Photo Points / Camera Points Program - The Story of the Most Famous Hat in the Northern Region and the History of the Camera Point Program.

Nature & Science

Conservation Education

Mountain Pine Beetle

Scientific Paper: Assessment of Aquatic Organism Passage at Road/Stream Crossings for the Northern Region of the USDA Forest Service, March 2008.

Whitebark Pine

Outdoor Safety & Ethics

General Outdoor Safety

Outdoor Safety: Trails

Outdoor Safety: Camping

Outdoor Safety: Lightning, Getting Lost and Materials Checklist


Mountain Pine Beetle spotlight

Are Mountain Pine Beetles killing forests near you?
If so, you're not alone! Find links to many sources here.