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Forest Service Chief on Managing 193 Million Acres of National Forest

Tom Fox | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Tom Fox

Tom Tidwell is chief of the U.S. Forest Service, the agency that manages the nation's 155 national forests and 20 national grasslands that encompass 193 million acres.

PHOTO: Literally, The Greenest Places In The U.S.

Posted 01.14.2012 | Green

Where are most of the trees in the U.S.? Concentrations in areas like New York's Adirondack Park or the Cascade Range in the west are predictable, but...

A Leading Threat To U.S. Forests

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 09.05.2011 | Green

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Marauding insects have become a leading threat to the nation's forests over the past decade, a problem made worse by drou...