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New Forest Service chief named

The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week announced the selection of Abigail Kimbell as the 16th chief of the Forest Service. Kimbell succeeds Dale Bosworth, who is retiring on Feb. 2 after 41 years with the Forest Service. Kimbell currently serves as regional forester for the Northern Region in Missoula , Mont. , which includes northern Idaho and North Dakota . Before becoming regional forester, Kimbell served in the Washington Office as associate deputy chief for the National Forest System, with responsibility for assisting in the development of the Healthy Forest Restoration.

News notes are courtesy of Southern Forests Network News Notes





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