Share Scientific Breakthroughs, New Tools and Technologies

Monthly banner for August that reads ‘Share scientific breakthroughs, new tools and technologies’

This month's theme reflects on two Strategic Plan objectives, G: "Advance knowledge" and H: "Transfer technology and applications."

Did You Know?

  • The Forest Service is recognized the world over as a premier producer of applied science
  • The Forest Service advances knowledge of natural and cultural resources and the social systems that depend upon them
  • The Forest Service is a learning organization using an adaptive management approach to steward the national forests and grasslands
  • The Forest Service provides technical assistance to other federal, state, local and international natural resource managers

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Fire

The Guide to Prescribed Fire in Southern Ecosystems

Prescribed burning is FIRE “applied in a skillful manner, under exacting weather conditions, in a definite place, to achieve specific results.”


The Emerging Role of Ecosystem Services in Preventive Medicine

Nature can be beneficial to health. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia commons.
Nature can be beneficial to health. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia commons.

Fire management in relation to the 2007 Georgia Bay Complex Fires, which burned almost 600,000 acres across federal, state, and private lands under drought conditions, provides a case study on applying the AFC framework. Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Conserving the South’s Forests in a Rapidly Changing Future
Achievable Future Conditions: A framework for guiding future forest management

Fire management in relation to the 2007 Georgia Bay Complex Fires, which burned almost 600,000 acres across federal, state, and private lands under drought conditions, provides a case study on applying the AFC framework. Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.



Hope for the Hemlocks: Restoring Balance

Hemlock Woolly Adelgids are devastating the eastern hemlocks. What are we doing to help save them? It seems the answer lies in a few different approaches - predator introductions, saving the genes, regrowing the species and using some chemical applications.

ForWarn Follows Rapidly Changing Forest Conditions

ForWarn General Technical Report