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Hidden Treasures: Public Forests

Yellow Branch Falls

Here, we outline a multitude of gorgeous spots off the beaten path in our national forests.

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Logging and Prescribed Burns: Healthy or Harmful?

USFS-Prescribed-Burn

The use of timber harvests and prescribed burns on national forest land is hotly debated by conservationists and forest users.

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Stewarding Our National Forests

National forests belong to all of us, so we all have an opportunity to shape their direction.

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Hidden Treasures #6: Kentucky

Red River Gorge

The Auxier Ridge Trail and nearby trails in Daniel Boone National Forest’s Red River Gorge offer stunning hiking, while the Little Shepherd Trail provides a beautiful drive along Pine Mountain and Kentenia State Forest.

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Hidden Treasures #6: Georgia

raven cliff falls

Raven Cliff Falls in Chattahoochee National Forest.

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Oil and Gas Drilling in Appalachia’s National Forests

Oil and gas reserves can be found beneath the Allegheny, Monongahela, Wayne, Daniel Boone, George Washington and Jefferson national forests. But while some forests have a high number of drilling wells, others have none or relatively few.

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As the Climate Changes, National Forests Adapt

red spruce

Climate change scientists across the country are compiling data on temperature, rainfall and wildlife in order to anticipate coming challenges for forests and respond appropriately.

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