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Forest Service waives fees during Veterans Day weekend

The Forest Service is waiving fees at most of its day-use recreation sites over the Veterans Day holiday weekend, Nov. 10-12.

Forest Service awards $3M in grants to protect Great Lakes

The Forest Service announced today nearly $3 million in grants to improve tree canopy, forest cover and ultimately, water quality in six Great Lakes states, including Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, New York, Illinois and Indiana.

Forest Service lands in North Dakota listed on National Register of Historic Places

Two iconic properties tied to Theodore Roosevelt’s conservation legacy, the Elkhorn Ranch and Greater Elkhorn Ranchlands in North Dakota, are now on the National Register of Historic places.

Cynthia Manfred Fernández Faces of the Forest: Meet Cynthia Manfred Fernández

Cynthia considers herself a self-educated naturalist. She has been a forest guide for more than 16 years at the El Yunque National Forest in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. Nature has always been a centerpiece in her life and her job allows her to advocate for conservation; making these some of the most fulfilling years of her life.

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