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  • Know who you’re talking to. Bull – male elk Cow – female elk Calf – baby elk Elk used to have tusks. Two of elk’s canine teeth are commonly known as ivory. Elk’s ivories are made of the same...

  • Up in the far reaches of Lightning Creek, where mountain goats roam and the views are spectacular, Treasured Landscapes work continued this summer . After the work done last summer by volunteer crews to survey and map weed populations...

  • The Fund will respond to community priorities and support restoration and stewardship. It will focus on improving visitor experiences on the new National Monument that is within 90 minutes of 17 million residents of greater Los Angeles.

  • Aleta Eng, Partnership Specialist, and Tracy O’Toole, Public Affairs Officer of the Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest provide a quick recap of a successful day at Stevens Pass Ski Area, 90 minutes from Seattle. The fifth annual...

  • Beginning in August, the NFF and U.S. Forest Service partnered for social media. Through the partnership, individual National Forests and Grasslands can now create and manage a Facebook page. The pages include...

  • Did you know the National Forest Foundation supports groups working together for our National Forests? Across the country, we offer technical and financial assistance through the Conservation Connect and Grant programs. We see collaboration...

  • Following the 40th anniversary of the Wilderness Act in 2004, the Forest Service found only 18 percent of their Wilderness Areas managed to a minimum stewardship level. At the recommendation of Forest Service Chief’s Wilderness Advisory...

  • The National Forest Foundation’s Conservation Connect program has a long history of involvement with the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP). CFLRP was legislatively established in 2009 in order to encourage the...

  • My favorite way to see a National Forest is from the top of a mountain. My husband and I spend as much time as we can in the mountains, which I credit to our big appetite for long days, sore legs, and views from the top. Often times people will...

  • Author Lee Foote is an outdoorsman, a professor of conservation biology at the University of Alberta, Canada, and the Director of the University's 200- acre Devonian Botanic Garden. He has been a 55-year user of the US National Forest Service...