u.s. forest service

Forestry Restoration Efforts Grow Despite Hostile Climate

The U.S. Forest Service has increased the pace and scale of forest restoration by nine percent since 2011, according to a newly released report. The progress comes in the face of mounting challenges to the agency including record droughts, longer wildfire seasons and increased budget dollars spent fighting wildland fires.

U.S. Forest Service Will Award $14 Million for Working Forests

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Forest Service will award more than $14 million in funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to seven Forest Legacy Program projects aimed at protecting over 28,000 acres of working forests.
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