News Alerts

News Alert Prescribed Fire and Snags in Shortleaf Pine Woodlands — Aug 17, 2017 07:54 AM
Restoration work is part of a much larger campaign across the Southern Region.
News Alert News from the Washington Office and Research Stations — Aug 15, 2017 08:46 AM
The August 2017 issue of the U.S. Forest Service R&D Newsletter is now available.
News Alert Traveling to Another State for the Great American Eclipse? USDA has a Reminder for You! — Aug 15, 2017 08:17 AM
Before you take to the road to reach your solar eclipse festival, make a plan to buy or gather firewood near your destination.
News Alert Planning for the future of America’s forests and rangelands — Aug 10, 2017 08:56 AM
The U.S. Forest Service report, Update to the 2010 Resources Planning Act Assessment, examines how land development, climate change, natural disturbances and socioeconomic trends continue to influence forest and rangeland ecosystems.
News Alert 30 Years of Nitrogen Fertilization in Spruce-Fir Forest — Aug 10, 2017 08:54 AM
High-elevation species are still struggling.
News Alert Black Locust & Drought Tolerance — Aug 08, 2017 08:09 AM
By affecting plant growth, drought could potentially affect the nitrogen cycle too.
News Alert Frogs, Toads, and Ephemeral Wetlands — Aug 03, 2017 08:03 AM
Research examines impact of rain, temperature, and climate change on reproductive success.
News Alert Why Big Blazes are Burning up Budgets and Landscapes — Jul 31, 2017 12:38 PM
In 1995, the U.S. Forest Service spent 16 percent of its total budget on fighting fires. Today, it’s 52 percent and growing. What’s changed?
News Alert Don’t Forget the Soil Fauna — Jul 31, 2017 12:37 PM
A new paper aims to call attention to a subject that in recent years has received too little love from the scientific community: soil fauna and how various kinds of environmental disturbances affected soil invertebrates.
News Alert State of the Climate — Jul 02, 2012 02:37 PM
View monthly State of the Climate reports from the National Climatic Data Center.
News Alert U.S. Drought Monitor tracks drought across the nation — Jun 28, 2012 09:25 AM
View current drought conditions and forecasts from the U.S. Drought Monitor.
News Alert InciWeb provides the latest wildfire information — Jan 08, 2014 11:59 AM
View wildfire updates on InciWeb, the interagency all-risk incident information management system.
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