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2017 Eastern Region & Northeastern Area Honor Awards

Kathleen Atkinson delivers opening remarks at the Honor Awards

Employees and partners from across the Eastern Region and Northeastern Area gathered last week for the annual Honor Awards program. Held in the Regional Office in Milwaukee, and at Forest Service units across the east, the Honor Awards recognize those that exemplify the core Forest Service value of “Caring for the Land & Serving People.” The Eastern Region/Northeastern Area Leadership Team gathered in Milwaukee to meet with employees, speak with honorees, and celebrate partners both in person and virtually through video conferencing.

Little Brown Bats Surviving and Reproducing at Deer Creek Impoundment

Bat Week 2017 CNNF Brown Bat

The Forest Service’s on-going efforts to help bats are paying off thanks to research and management working together on the Lakewood-Laona Ranger District of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in northeastern Wisconsin.

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