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Forest Service priorities

United States. General Accounting Office

Forest Service priorities

evolving mission favors resource protection over production : report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management, Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U.S. Senate

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C. (P.O. Box 37050, Washington, D.C. 20013) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Forest Service -- Rules and practice -- Evaluation,
  • Forest management -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Natural resources -- United States -- Management -- Evaluation,
  • Timber -- Government policy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEvolving mission favors resource protection over production
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14502209M
    OCLC/WorldCa42033403

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A few months into his new role and a few days before his March 7 resignation, U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Chief Tony Tooke outlined five national priorities to. After working for the Forest Service for 30 years, I finally had to write a book about it -- especially about some of the painful lessons I learned.

Here are just a few of them. The U.S. National Forest Campground Guides displayed below are separated by Forest Service Region and are packed with campground information, personal anecdotes, maps and more.

You can preview the eBooks for a sample of what each contains. (Washington, D.C., Aug ) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service (USFS) announced today a new strategy for managing catastrophic wildfires and the impacts of invasive species, drought, and insect and disease epidemics.

Specifically, a new report titled Toward Shared Stewardship across Landscapes: An Outcome-based investment Strategy (PDF. Service NATIONAL FORESTRY HANDBOOK PREFACE The National Forestry Handbook, as a subdivision of the NRCS directives system, includes parts through The format is intended to allow flexibility for additions and updates.

The National Forestry Handbook (NFH) contains methodology, procedures, and related reference. The State and Private Forestry organization of the USDA Forest Service is the federal leader in providing technical and financial assistance to landowners and resource managers to help sustain the Nation's forests and protect communities and the environment from wildland fires.

Region 8, U.S. Forest Service • One Of 9 Geographical Regions Within the Forest Service • Encompasses 13 States and Puerto Rico • Includes 14 National Forests • Employs About People At Atlanta Headquarters, and About 3, People Throughout The South • Covers Approximately Million Acres of National Forest Lands.

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Forest Service, Title: Container Tree Nursery Manual, V. 7: Seedling Processing, Storage, and Outplanting. The Western Bark Beetle Strategy identifies how the Forest Service is responding to and will respond to the western bark beetle epidemic over the next five years.

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USDA FOREST SERVICE BRIEFING BOOK - JANUARY Table of Contents Executive Summary 1 Program Overview 1 Priorities for Deputy Under Secretary Involvement 2 Current Issues 3 USDA Forest Service Overview 4 Forest Service Ethics and Course to the Future 4 Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles 5 Our Course to the Future 5 Long-Term Strategic Plan 6 History, Organization, and.

About this Item: USDA, Forest Service Oct. GPO, Washington, 16 color plates (illustrator). 1st ed. 10 1/4 x 8, 36 p., Bright, crisp copy. Prev owner name to top corner. Provideds an easy way to identify wood varieties by their grain. 32 species, are illustrated in full-color showing grain patterns in three views: end-grained, edge-grained (quarter-sawed), and flat-grained (plainsawed).

Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Forest Service's evolving mission, focusing on the: (1) priorities that Congress set in enacting the National Forest Management Act ofwhich guides the development of plans for managing national forests; (2) Forest Service's mission and funding priorities and how they have evolved over the past 2 decades; and (3) effect.

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USDA Forest Service Briefing Book January 1/ Table of Contents Executive Summary 1 Program Overview 1 Priorities for Secretary Involvement 2 Current Issues 2 USDA Forest Service Overview 3 Forest Service Ethics and Course to the Future 3 Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles 4.

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Forest Service is calling for an overhaul of the agency's firefighting priorities. A new report advises.