USDA Forest Service Eastern Region

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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.

    Deadline for applications for both opportunities: August 21, 2024.

Features

Get to Know Reforestation, Nurseries, and Genetic Resources (RNGR)

JW Toumey Nursery Ottawa National Forest

Q&A with Carolyn “Carrie” Pike, forest regeneration specialist with the Eastern Region.

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Updated Pest Alert — Beech Leaf Disease

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USDA Forest Service’s Eastern Region Forest Health staff have updated the pest alert on beech leaf disease to include information on its cause and symptoms. The pest alert also contains an updated map that shows which year beech leaf disease was initially detected in individual counties.

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