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National Forests Support Recreation Economy

7/23/2014 // By Frank Sturges

Every year, over 160 million visitors head to our National Forests and Grasslands. Outdoor recreation enthusiasts contribute more to the economy than anything else the U.S. Forest Service does—more even than timber, grazing, and mineral development combined. Tapping our public lands […] Read more >

Haunted Forests

10/31/2011 // By Bryn Fluharty

Halloween is the time when ghosts of ages past appear! It is not only the ghosts of those people who have past though that can be seen haunting our historic places but plants as well as shown in this spooky […] Read more >

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New Documentary on Deforestation’s Threat to Lemurs

9/13/2011 // By Miles Grant

Humans may have only one planet, but imagine if we had only one island? That’s the reality for lemurs, primates that live only on Madagascar. And as a new documentary reports, their home is becoming increasingly inhospitable. Rachel Kramer is […] Read more >