US Forest Service report spotlights at-risk species on private lands

The U.S. Forest Service recently published Threats to At-Risk Species in America’s Private Forests, a report emphasizing how increased housing density near and on private forests is threatening habitat for plants and animals already at risk of decline or extinction. The report, the third in a series titled “Forests on the Edge”, details how several species of at-risk wildlife that […]

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Forest Service Accepting Applications for Cost-Share Demonstration Projects

PRINCETON, WVa— The U.S. Forest Service Wood Education and Resource Center (WERC) is accepting applications for cost-share demonstration project grants through February 1, 2011. The WERC grants support sustainable forestry and forest industry in the eastern hardwood region. In previous years about $1 million has typically been divided among projects that help primary and secondary hardwood industries sustain the production […]

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Free climate change webinar series for Spring 2009

This webinar series will run from January – May 2009 and feature monthly presentations geared to help land managers, consulting foresters, and private forest landowners stay informed on the latest science and tech transfer tools related to forest-based adaptation and mitigation of climate change. Each webinar is an hour long, including Q & A, although there will be an optional […]

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