The only annual report summarizing the nation's forest conditions can now be accessed online by topic, chapter, or year from 2001 to the current report.
Today, environmental justice at USDA refers to meeting the needs of underserved communities by reducing disparate environmental burdens, removing barriers to participation in decision making, and increasing access to environmental benefits that help make all communities safe, vibrant and healthy places to live and work.
A new report suggests that over the next 80 years, the environment in which non-timber forest products grow will change significantly, having tremendous impacts on resources, products, and peoples’ livelihoods.
A recent study examined how wildland fires, including megafires, and prescribed burns affect river flow. The study is the first nationwide look at fire impacts on surface freshwater resources.