USDA Forest Service Eastern Region
Total Solar Eclipse
On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will arc across parts of Mexico, 13 states in the U.S., and Canada. Much of the predicted eclipse path includes the Eastern (R9) and Southern (R8) regions of your National Forests.
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.
The Onondaga County Soil & Water Conservation District (OCSWCD) in central New York combatted a conifer-killing invasive insect in its watersheds using a $50,000 USDA Forest Service Eastern Region Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant.
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.