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It has been just over two years since the USDA invested $80 million to facilitate the development of a sustainable wood to biofuels and co-products industry in the northwest United States. more

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The USDA Forest Service Southwestern Region announces an information meeting for vendors interested in providing resources to support wildfires and other emergency incidents. more

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In calendar year 2014, the Tusayan Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest achieved a longtime goal of zero human-caused wildfires. more

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Woody fuels reduced even when fuel reduction was not primary management objective more

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Drop in Chinese demand slows exports, year-end analysis finds more

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In a small U.S. Forest Service workshop in Juneau, a skilled Alaska Native artist is meticulously bringing a traditional artifact back to life. more

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Oak trees can be found all over the world, but they save their full display for the United States. More than 50 species of oak grow from coast to coast, and in a few unique places like Michigan, still form the basis for a rare and valuable ecosystem more

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Alternative fuel treatments both reduced fire behavior, allowed for protection of homes more

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Five Anthropogenic Factors That Will Radically Alter Northern Forests in 50 Years: U.S. Forest Service Study Suggests Climate is Not the Only Factor Ushering in Change more

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A Tongass National Forest priority in promoting economic development and addressing climate change is to shift the energy economies of Southeast communities from heating with fossil fuels to heating with regionally sourced renewable energy more

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Agriculture Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Robert Bonnie has announced a multi-year partnership between the U.S. Forest Service and the Natural Resources Conservation Service more

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The frequency severity, and extent of wildfire are strongly linked to climate more

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Aerial surveys conducted by the US Forest Service Forest Health Protection Office and the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry throughout forested regions of the state of Alaska this year mapped defoliation damage more

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As forest carbon offset projects become more popular, professional foresters are providing their expertise to support them. more

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A new analysis led by the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station encourages resource managers to consider a broadened view of forests as consumers of water. more

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A recent study in the Journal of Forestry now offers managers a tool to help them identify regions exposed to multiple forest threats. more

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Air pollution from wildland fires and urban and agricultural areas in California is diminishing air quality at Devils Postpile National Monument, according to a recent study published in the journal Atmospheric Environment. more

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Drawing on 500-plus-years of data, study highlights value of long-term stream monitoring more

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Forest Service seeks Feedback on Commercial Thinning Project Dargon Point Project in Comment Phase of Planning Process more

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Earlier this month, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a cooperative partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Canada's Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food more

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