Traditional Ecological Knowledge plays new role in National Park resource management

Historic agreement between the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and National Park Service allows sustainable plant harvesting.

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How the Forest Service restores public lands now and in the future

The restoration of public lands is accomplished through what the Forest Service calls environmental analysis and decision making, or EADM.

USDA Deputy Under Secretary promotes environmental justice goals

Today, environmental justice at USDA refers to meeting the needs of underserved communities by reducing disparate environmental burdens, removing barriers to participation in decision making, and increasing access to environmental benefits that help make all communities safe, vibrant and healthy places to live and work.

Tree Breeding: Creating Tomorrow’s Healthy Forests Today

Trees can tell us a lot about the histories of their ecosystems. Knowing these histories can help us develop plans to sustainably manage healthy forests into the future.

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