USDA Forest Service

Austin's urban forest

The U.S. Forest Service recently published its first urban forest assessment—providing details on the composition and health of the Austin, Texas urban forest, and documenting the contributions trees make to the environment, ...

dateMar 09, 2016 in Environment
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Strongest sinks of carbon are in dynamic landscapes

The strongest forest carbon sinks in eastern forests are within landscapes not completely dominated by forests. Using a new framework for forest carbon accounting, a team of USDA Forest Service scientists found that landscapes ...

dateDec 07, 2015 in Environment
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US forest products in the global economy

Although the United States leads the world in both production and consumption of forest products, the U.S. share of the global forest products market has declined precipitously since the 1990s.

dateDec 02, 2015 in Environment
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