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  • 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...

  • Amazing Access The National Forest System encompasses 193 million acres in 44 states. While not all of this land is open to hunting, a whole lot of it is. Whether it’s venturing into the one-million-acre Bob Marshall Wilderness Area...

  • On August 26, Jed Kim, a reporter with Los Angeles' local NPR affiliate KPCC, traveled to the Angeles National Forest with the NFF's Southern California program associate, Edward Belden. They discussed the restoration activities that the NFF has...

  • Love the thrill and adventure of camping and backpacking but want something different; perhaps more structural? Well look no further. Did you know that the Forest Service rents unmanned lookout towers during the summer? For on average $40 a...

  • Earlier this month, fifty volunteers joined Trout Unlimited , Siera Nevada Brewing Company   and the National Forest Foundation for a Friends of the Forest Day on the Tahoe National Forest. Volunteers placed gravel, generously...

  • Mountain goats are actually not goats. Mountain goats are not in the same genus as goats. In the bovidae family, mountain goats are associated with antelopes, gazelles and cattle. photo by U.S. Forest Service...

  • For a day, I got to be a Wilderness Ranger. Well, part of a day. On a regular old Tuesday in August, my coworker Zia and I explored the Lolo National Forest with the Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Wilderness Foundation ’s (SBFC) two...