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View Resource Road Management Homepage

The US Forest Service has launched this new Website on road management, in concert with the proposed new policy (announced March 2, 2000) to manage Forest Service roads. The policy would shift the emphasis "to maintenance and reconstruction of existing roads rather than on building new roads." One hundred ninety-two million acres of the National Forest System are roaded, totaling more than 380,000...
View Resource USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center

With an organizational history that dates back approximately 30 years, the mission of the Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC) is "to provide scientific understanding and the technology needed to support sound management and conservation of our nation's natural resources, with emphasis on western ecosystems." From the Center's homepage, visitors can learn about the valuable work...
View Resource United States Forest Service: Schedule of Proposed Actions

What's happening on the lands maintained by the United States Forest Service? Those parties with a vested interest in such matters will want to stay abreast of the Forest Service's Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA). These documents are published in January, April, July, and October and contain a list of "proposed actions that will soon begin or are currently undergoing environmental analysis and...