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Information about Federal Programs

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance - a government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government.

Forest Legacy Grants - 10.676

Forest Land Enhancement Project Grants - 10.677

Forest Stewardship Project Grants - 10.678

Cooperative Forestry Assistance - 10.664

Guide to USDA Programs for American Indians and Alaska Natives - this publication describes the wide array of U.S. Department of Agriculture programs and services available to American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

Forest Management Information - This website is managed by The Nature Conservancy and funded by the Forest Service. It includes an extensive library, a discussion board, and basic information about forest management. - This website provides information on tax strategies and estate planning to help timberland owners navigate the Internal Revenue Code.

Southern Regional Extension Forester - Electronic forest resources library.

National Resources Inventory - The National Resources Inventory (NRI) is a statistically based sample of land use and natural resource conditions and trends on U.S. nonfederal lands. It is the most comprehensive database of its kind ever attempted anywhere in the world.

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Social Sciences Institute - This web site will take you to the National Centers, Cooperating Scientists, National Institutes, and Regional Teams and Centers developed by the NRCS. The sites listed here include the National Agroforestry Center, which is a cooperative effort between the Forest Service and NRCS. These Centers and Institutes develop and transfer practical technology to assist in the productive, equitable, and environmentally sound use of our global natural resources.

Tree Planting in the United States Annual Report, 1997, 1998, 1999 - This web site will take you to the archived copies of Tree Planting in the United States Annual Report. Generate your own report on State activities in tree planting, seeding, TSI and nursery production. If you are interested in generating a report for a State or a group of States, for one year or a series of years, for tree planting, seeding, or TSI. on Federal, State or private land, or nursery production in an area, go to

Forestry and Landowner Associations

National Woodlands Owners Association - founded in 1983 to advance the education, stewardship, market access and rights of the people who grow half of America's wood, forests, water and wildlife. With offices in Washington, DC area, sponsors an alliance of 34 state

Forest Landowners Association, Inc. - was formed to provide a voice for Southern forest landowners on national and regional issues. It follows every piece of legislation appearing before Congress that affects forestry.

Society of American Foresters - is the national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession in the United States. Founded in 1900 by Gifford Pinchot, the first Chief of the Forest Service, it is the largest professional society for foresters in the world.

American Tree Farm System - is a program of the American Forest Foundation (AFF). AFF recognizes sustainable family forests with a distinctive green sign. Over 65,000 families are enrolled in the program.

Land Trusts

American Farmland Trust - works to stop the loss of productive farmland and to promote farming practices that lead to a healthy environment.

The Land Trust Alliance - helps people protect land through the nation's land trusts.

The Conservation Fund - seeks sustainable conservation solutions for the 21st century, emphasizing the integration of economic and environmental goals.

The Nature Conservancy - preserves plants, animals, and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.

Trust for Public Land - protects land for human enjoyment and well-being.



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