News Alerts

News Alert State Forest Resource Data Visualized — Feb 21, 2017 09:11 AM
Forest Inventory and Analysis annual reports are available as story maps.
News Alert Research Can Help the Economy and Inform Policy — Feb 16, 2017 11:22 AM
When most people think of forests, science isn’t the first thing that comes to mind, but, perhaps, it should. That’s because the U.S. Forest Service Research and Development program oversees projects across many science disciplines including forestry, genetics, wildlife, forest products and wildfire.
News Alert Urban Forests & West Nile Virus — Feb 09, 2017 09:10 AM
Fewer disease-carrying mosquitoes are found in forests.
News Alert New Research Natural Areas Website — Feb 07, 2017 09:08 AM
Within our national forests lies a network of protected ecosystems that are designated for non-manipulative research, educational purposes, or for maintaining biological diversity. These areas are called Research Natural Areas, or RNAs, and a new website will make it easier to use them and share data from them.
News Alert Sunlight vs. Hemlock Woolly Adelgids — Feb 02, 2017 08:41 AM
Scientists have identified a potential new strategy for protecting hemlocks from the miniscule insect that plagues them.
News Alert Creating Oak Woodlands — Jan 26, 2017 07:21 AM
The historical extent of oak woodlands in southeastern forests is relatively unknown, and only recently have managers attempted to create or restore oak woodlands in the eastern U.S.
News Alert State of the Climate — Jul 02, 2012 02:37 PM
View monthly State of the Climate reports from the National Climatic Data Center.
News Alert U.S. Drought Monitor tracks drought across the nation — Jun 28, 2012 09:25 AM
View current drought conditions and forecasts from the U.S. Drought Monitor.
News Alert InciWeb provides the latest wildfire information — Jan 08, 2014 11:59 AM
View wildfire updates on InciWeb, the interagency all-risk incident information management system.
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