Reconnecting People and Forests
Reshaping perceptions for generations to come.
Forests and forest products make a large and diverse contribution to people’s everyday lives. As populations change and adapt over time, so do forests. As #forestproud community members, it’s our responsibility to be part of the solution to sustain and improve the health of our environment.
When reconnecting people and forests, a stronger relationship is made between essential forest benefits and products and those that use them everyday.
Restoration in a Fire Forest: The Benefits of Burning
The Northwest Fire Science Consortium’s new video showcases the role of prescribed fire.Read
Technology To The Rescue
People are bad at random – we even have a tendency to find patterns where no intentional pattern exists. So, when forest managers are working to recreate the complex, seemingly random patterns found in nature, how do they do it?Read
Protecting Nature, Jobs, And Tradition
Protection of Kendall Forest ensures ongoing timber resource production, safeguards water quality of the environmentally sensitive and economically important Salmon River.Read
Different Forests, Diverse Outcomes
Go take a walk in the woods this weekend, learn more about the different forests that surround you, who is working in them and looking after their future, and help us make sure we keep forests as forests.Read
SMOKEJUMPER | Naomi Mills
For a look at what it takes to put it all on the line to protect our forests and keep our communities safe, hear from Naomi Mills, a smokejumper with the USDA Forest Service.Read