Leading Consumer Group Files Official Comments with USGBC Objecting to LEED’s Forest Certification Monopoly

Filing cites new report revealing increased consumer costs, billions of losses to U.S. timber industry and poor environmental performance. WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Leading...

Agribusiness Contributions to Members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees

Nov. 16, 2011 – With the upcoming presidential election accelerating the focus on November 2012, one issue that will most likely be decided before either President Obama takes a second term or one o...

US Forest Service Teams With Society Of American Foresters on Research to Help Land Managers Integrate Energy, Products and Land Management Policy

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2011 – U.S. Forest Service scientists contributed to a far-reaching report that will help land managers make decisions about how forests are best managed to help offset carbon e...

USDA Forest Service Awards Nearly $3 Million for Renewable Energy Projects

Federal grants support the development of clean renewable energy, help reduce the risk of wildfire and provide economic opportunities to rural communities WASHINGTON, June 22, 2011 — Agriculture Sec...

US Forest Service Issues Framework and Map to Bolster Health of American Watersheds

Watersheds on national forests and grasslands are the source of 20 percent of the nation’s drinking water supply WASHINGTON, June 6, 2011 – The U.S. Forest Service released a new map on Friday tha...

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Local Projects to Help Kids Get Outdoors

Funding will support partnership programs in 18 states and Puerto Rico WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced $1 million in cost-share funding for children’s...

New Software Puts Forest Ecology in Public Hands

i-Tree v.4 ID’s the environmental and economic value of urban trees WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 – The U.S. Forest Service and its partners released this morning the newest version of their free i-T...
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