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Forestry and Grasslands

Umatilla National Forest in Oregon

Forest Management
USDA. Forest Service.
Describes the U.S. Forest Service's forest management objectives including ecological restoration and protection, research and product development, fire hazard reduction, and the maintenance of healthy forests.

National Grasslands: Welcome to Your National Grasslands!
USDA. Forest Service.
Contains comprehensive information on the twenty publicly-owned National Grasslands administered by the USDA Forest Service.

Find a Forest by State
USDA. Forest Service.
Lists forests and grasslands organized by state. Links to comprehensive descriptions about each site that include maps, instructions for passes and permits, recreational activities, and upcoming events.

Research Projects Subjects of Investigation at this Location: Rangelands and grasslands, general
USDA. ARS. Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory.
Links to project descriptions on USDA research to develop technology and solutions that increase efficient use of soil and water resources, maximize forage and crop production, and support sustainable agricultural production in healthy ecosystems.

United Nations. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Offers country profiles and documents on all aspects of forestry for technical specialists and the public.

American Forests: Protecting & Preserving Forests
American Forests.
Describes attempts to protect and restore forests with a comprehensive, education-focused approach.

American Tree Farm System
American Tree Farm System.
Contains information on a network of 82,000 family forest owners sustainably managing 24 million acres of forestland.

Grasslands: Terrain of Many Names
National Geographic Society.
Gives an overview of grasslands as a type of terrain.

Rangelands West
The Rangelands Partnership.
Provides resources on food security, climate adaptation, public health, environmental impacts, and economic development as they relate to rangelands.