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  United States Forest Service - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The USDA Forest Service, a United States government agency within the United States Department of Agriculture, is under the leadership of the United States Secretary of Agriculture.
Across the United States, there are 155 National Forests, organized into ranger districts employing district rangers and other personnel.
In addition, the Forest Service is responsible for managing National Grasslands in the midwest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Forest_Service   (422 words)

 Encyclopedia: United States Forest Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The United States Secretary of Agriculture is the head of the United States Department of Agriculture concerned with land and food as well as agriculture and rural development.
The Congress of the United States is the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States of America.
United States Department of Agriculture November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/United-States-Forest-Service   (1097 words)

 99-8060 -- Coalition for Sustainable Resources Inc. v. United States Forest Service -- 08/07/2001
Although it is not a signatory, the Forest Service is participating as a "cooperating agency" in the development of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Cooperative Agreement.
The Forest Service moved to dismiss the complaint, arguing that the Coalition lacked standing and failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted.
It is sensible for the Forest Service to consider the issue in tandem with the Cooperative Agreement parties and as a part of its new forest plan.
www.kscourts.org /ca10/cases/2001/08/99-8060.htm   (3418 words)

 Bensman v. United States Forest Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Following a period of public comment, the Forest Service determined that this timber should be salvaged from areas not within the wilderness area.
Enacted in 1973, Congress stated that the purpose of the ESA was to "provide a means whereby the ecosystems upon which endangered species and threatened species depend may be conserved, [and] to provide a program for the conservation of such endangered species and threatened species...." 16 U.S.C. ยง 1531(b).
Forest logging activities involve heavy machinery including trucks both to lift and haul the logs, as well as chain saws to cut the smaller limbs.
webpages.charter.net /jbensman1/bensmanv.htm   (4320 words)

 Boston.com / News / Local / Vt. / Select board to hold hearings on possible land buy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The select board is considering holding public hearings on the possible purchase by the U.S. Forest Service of town land owned by the city of North Adams, Mass.
Forest Service representatives told town officials about the potential uses of the land and what it would mean for town taxes.
Owens said the service could classify the land for "diverse forest use," which would allow for some logging, wildlife maintenance, hiking, campgrounds, permanent roads, digging operations and possibly a cellular tower or wind energy tower.
www.boston.com /news/local/vermont/articles/2004/09/09/select_board_to_hold_hearings_on_possible_land_buy   (309 words)

 United States Forest Service and the OMA - Part 2
In the summer of 1999 the United States Forest Service issued citations to a volunteer leader instructing a class for the OMA.
In 2001 the US Forest Service had a special agent infiltrate the OMA undercover and take a class and go on a climb.
The agent who carried out the investigation is no longer with the Forest Service and appears to have left Oregon.
www.i-world.net /oma/news/usfs/usfs-2.html   (1800 words)

 USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region
The USDA Forest Service is conducting a "web survey," delivered via Javascript, to better understand who our website visitors are, what sorts of information they are seeking, and to see how well we are currently satisfying their needs.
The Pacific Southwest Region of the USDA Forest Service manages 20 million acres of National Forest land in California and assists the State and Private forest landowners in California, Hawaii and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands.
Healthy Forests Initiative: An estimated 190 million acres of federal forests and rangelands in the United States face high risk of catastrophic fire.
www.r5.fs.fed.us   (786 words)

 M318 United States Forest Service, Harrison Experimental Forest Station Collection
In 1933, the United States government purchased large tracts of land, for the purpose of conservation, in southeastern Mississippi, and consolidated the purchases into the DeSoto National Forest.
A 3,850 acre portion of the Biloxi Purchase Unit of the DeSoto, located 25 miles north of Gulfport near Saucier, Mississippi, deemed to be representative of over three million acres of clear-cut and second growth forests in Mississippi, was set aside for research in fall 1933 and named the Harrison Experimental Forest.
The Southern Institute of Forest Genetics relocated to the Harrison, and in 1992 the Gulfport facility closed, and the scientists, staff, and records migrated once again to the rural forest station.
www.lib.usm.edu /~archives/m318text.htm   (1573 words)

 United States Forest Service and the OMA - Part 1
We had been asked by the Forest Service to complete some formalities in order to teach our avalanche course once or twice a year and this harrassment happened within a few months of doing so, clearly in an effort to undermine that process which was underway.
A citation was issued to the leader even though he was volunteering time for the class off of United States Forest Service (USFS) property and was on the glacier in the same capacity as everyone else.
When he appeared on Feb 4, after rushing back from out of state for the court date, he was informed that the charges were to be dropped "without prejudice" while the US Attorney did further investigation.
www.i-world.net /oma/news/usfs/usfs-1.html   (2032 words)

 Warning and Disclaimers Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Such use does not constitute an official endorsement or approval by the United States Department of Agriculture of any product or service to the exclusion of others that may be suitable.
Neither the U.S. Government, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the USDA Forest Service, nor their employees and contractors makes any warranty, express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose with respect to documents or information available from this server.
These links are not endorsements of any products or services in such sites, and no information in such site has been endorsed or approved by the USDA Forest Service.
sirsi.fs.fed.us   (418 words)

 Environmental Law: The United States Forest Service's response to biodiversity science.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The United States Forest Service's response to biodiversity science.
The National Forest Management Act and its implementing regulations require the United States Forest Service to manage the national forests' biodiversity based on a set of science-based management prescriptions.
In this Comment, the author argues that while the Forest Service adopted a regulatory program designed to incorporate that new understanding into the forest planning process, the agency has not done so in order to maintain regulatory...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:55439901&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (221 words)

 Stephen Clarke ~ United States Forest Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After working two summers for the Forest Service in New Mexico and unable to find a real job, he got his Masters at University of Arkansas and his Ph.D. at the University of Georgia.
Forest Health Protection, as part of their goal to employ the best and brightest, hired him anyway in 1991.
Provides expertise, training, and guidance on forest insect pest problems for Federal lands in Texas and Oklahoma, as well as other states in Region 8 and anyone within earshot.
www.ento.vt.edu /~salom/SPBinfodirect/Contributors/clarke.html   (327 words)

 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and United States Forest Service Black Bear Research Project
He is currently a wildlife biologist for the USDA Forest Service on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest at the Lakewood/Laona Ranger District.
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the United States Forest Service are conducting this research on fl bears in northeastern Wisconsin.
The movement of bears through the forest has been studied at length but their relationship with the seasonal movement of people in and out of a resort community has never been studied.
www.vetandwild.com /Bear_Website.html   (1630 words)

 Pacific Southwest Research Station
This laboratory, co-located with the Shasta-Trinity National Forest Supervisors Office, is in the heart of northern California's forest industry.
The research unit here is carrying on a heritage of silviculture research begun by scientists at the Station's headquarters dating back to the 1930's.
The laboratory and research station are part of the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
redding.psw.fs.fed.us   (227 words)

 Forestry United States Forest Service Records 
Most of the records deal with cooperative efforts between the United States Forest Service and the Forestry Department.
Subjects include ECW/CCC programs, fire protection cooperation, federal and state legislation, Clarke McNary funding, national forest management, protection assessments, boy scouts, education and training, public relations, land exchanges, World War II forest defense, forest closures, and burning restrictions.
Reverse is a pamphlet describing the forest and USFS activities.
arcweb.sos.state.or.us /state/forestry/series/usfs.htm   (317 words)

 USDA Forest Service - Caring for the land and serving people.
The Forest Service was established in 1905 and is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The USDA Forest Service will be exhibiting its "Special Places" for adventure recreation and sustainable use practices at Chicago, New York City and Washington DC shows during January and early February.
The Forest Service published a new regulation on November 9, 2005, governing off-highway vehicles and other motor vehicle use on national forests and grasslands.
www.fs.fed.us   (619 words)

 Pacific Southwest Research Station
represents the research and development branch of the USDA Forest Service in the states of California and Hawaii and the U.S. affiliated Pacific Islands.
Our primary work occurs in California (the most populous state with the fifth largest economy in the world) and Hawaii (a strategic location in the Pacific Rim economies and tourism).
The Living With Fire in Chaparral Ecosystems project is a collaborative effort by the U.S. Forest Service, the UC Berkeley Center for Forestry, the UC Riverside Center For Sustainable Suburban Development, and the San Diego Natural History Museum, under the leadership of the Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Fire Laboratory, Riverside.
www.psw.fs.fed.us   (592 words)

 united states forest service and other service related information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
USDA Forest Service national headquarters website; the home page and gateway to all Forest Service websites.
USFS (United States Forest Service) http://www.fs.fed.us/ Established in 1905, the Forest Service is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Conservation Education is a program of the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
www.nethorde.com /service/united-states-forest-service.html   (288 words)

 Pacific Southwest Research Station
The Forest Fire Laboratory in Riverside, California, is a field research facility of the Pacific Southwest Research Station, headquartered in Albany, California.
Wildland fires spread during the notorious Santa Ana weather; the air pollution is among the worst in the world; and a large and growing number of people exert increasing demands on wildlands for a safe place to live, for water, for recreation, and for scenic beauty.
The five research units located at the Forest Fire Laboratory conduct research in the broad areas of Air Quality, Fire Science, and Recreation.
www.rfl.psw.fs.fed.us   (334 words)

 portland imc - 2002.09.02 - ELF Torches United States Forest Service Northeast Research Station   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
ELF Torches United States Forest Service Northeast Research Station
Quoted from the open publishing newswire: "The Earth Liberation Front is claiming responsibility for the 8/11/02 arson attack on the United States Forest Service Northeast Research Station in Irvine, Pennsylvania.
This lesson in 'prescribed fire' was a natural, necessary response to the threats posed to life in the Allegheny Forest by proposed timber sales, oil drilling, and greed driven manipulation of Nature.
portland.indymedia.org /en/2002/09/104826.shtml   (213 words)

 Helicopter Landings in Frank Church Wilderness Blocked
Forest Service agrees to delay proposal to land helicopters in Frank Church Wilderness to track wolves; scheme would have violated Wilderness policy and is unnecessary to accurately track wolves.
Today’s announcement by the Forest Service is a hopeful sign that the agency recognizes this proposal is illegal, out of place and unnecessary -- especially when the proposal is not needed to accurately track wolves.”
The coalition of Idahoans is concerned that the proposal for Idaho Fish and Game to land helicopters to collar wolves would violate long-standing Forest Service and Wilderness policy that preserves the natural experience of protected lands such as the Frank Church Wilderness.
www.wilderness.org /NewsRoom/Release/20060110.cfm   (437 words)

 NCNatural's North Carolina National Forests
Courtesy of NCNatural.com* - not affiliated with the National Forest Service.
The best source for up-to-date information about specific areas of North Carolina's National Forests is from the local Ranger Stations.
*NCNatural's National Forest pages are not affiliated with the Official NC National Forest Service, but are put together with the cooperation of the North Carolina National Forest Service Headquarters in Asheville, NC.
ncnatural.com /NCUSFS   (118 words)

 United States Forest Service Cabins - Ketchikan and Misty Fjords
All U.S. Forest Service cabins must be reserved online at the National Recreation Reservation Service web site.
Go to Lake/Cabin Charters to see the round trip airfares to lakes with Forest Service cabins and shelters.
in the Tongass National Forest and is operated under permit by USDA Forest Service.
www.mistyfjordsair.com /cabin-rentals.html   (341 words)

 SRS - Southern Research Station - Asheville, NC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Two new reports to the Southern Group of State Foresters on changing forest ownership and timber markets in the Southern U.S. Effects of hurricane Katrina on Southern Forests
We have a new look and feel, which hopefully you will find user-friendly, informative, and interesting as you seek information concerning Forest Service research in the South.
We have the largest concentration of natural resource research in the Southern United States, and our scientists conduct studies that impact domestic and international, rural and urban landscapes.
www.srs.fs.fed.us   (368 words)

 USDA Forest Service, White River National Forest
You are now leaving the USDA Forest Service website (see disclaimers).
Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the 2.3 million acre White River National Forest is the top recreation Forest in the nation.
A complete collection of the most up-to-date information regarding the location, amenities, and cost of National Forest campgrounds as well as detailed files on the trail system of the White River National Forest and much, much more.
www.fs.fed.us /r2/whiteriver   (328 words)

 Pacific Southwest Region - Fire & Aviation
Active participants who provide leadership and support of the National Natural Resource Agenda and National Fire Plan as well as all aspects of the Forest Service Mission.
Appreciative of team members who work for a common goal and reward those who ensure and increase efficiency at all organizational levels.
A well trained, educated, multi-talented, multi-skilled, diverse, driven and motivated workforce who enjoys our work and are proud to serve the nation as Forest Service employees.
www.r5.fs.fed.us /fire   (145 words)

 Forest Products Laboratory -- Forest Service -- USDA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The USDA Forest Service is conducting a Web survey, delivered via Javascript, to better understand who our Web site visitors are, what sorts of information they are seeking, and to see how well we are currently satisfying their needs.
We use science and technology to conserve and extend our nation's forest resources.
Our mission is to promote healthy forests and forest-based economies through the efficient, sustainable use of our wood resources.
www.fpl.fs.fed.us   (225 words)

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Go to Microsoft Product Support Services and perform a title search for the words HTTP and 404.
Open IIS Help, which is accessible in IIS Manager (inetmgr), and search for topics titled Web Site Setup, Common Administrative Tasks, and About Custom Error Messages.
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