Forestry and Grasslands

Umatilla National Forest in Oregon


The USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Long-Term Agroecosystem Research network consists of 18 Federal and university agricultural research sites with an average of over 50 years of history. The goal of this research network is to ensure sustained crop and livestock production and ecosystem services from agroecosystems, and to forecast and verify the effects of environmental trends, public policies, and emerging technologies.

USDA. ARS. Research National Programs.

Develops and integrates improved management practices, germplasm, and land-use strategies to optimize economic viability and environmental enhancement in managing vegetation, livestock and natural resources on private and public lands.

The Rangelands Partnership. 

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

American Tree Farm System

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

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.

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.