USDA Forest Service Eastern Region

Black History Month

Learn about the Eastern Region's historical connections to Black History Month!

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  • Notice of Funding Opportunity through the Inflation Reduction Act

    Tribal Funding Opportunity to Support Forest Resilience / Climate Mitigation:
    The Forest Service is seeking proposals to support Tribal access to emerging private markets for forest resilience or climate mitigation.

    Small Acreage Forest Landowner Support:
    The Forest Service is seeking proposals to support the participation of underserved landowners and landowners owning less than 2,500 acres in emerging private markets for climate mitigation or forest resilience.

    ‚ÄčDeadline for applications for both opportunities: August 21, 2024.

Features

Eastern Region celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science

A graphic including text and a photo of a women holding a tree branch with leaves in the forest

Sunday, Feb. 11, is International Day of Women and Girls in Science and we are here for it! Recognized by the United Nations, this day celebrates the critical role of women in science and serves as an advocacy tool for gender equality in the field.

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Project improving bird-friendly habitat in Connecticut

Close-up of a wood thrush

Audubon Connecticut created bird-friendly habitats on land trusts across the state with the help of a $71,265 USDA Forest Service Landscape Scale Restoration grant, establishing a national model for others to follow. 

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