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
Legacy Grants - 10.676
Land Enhancement Project Grants - 10.677
Stewardship Project Grants - 10.678
Forestry Assistance - 10.664
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
Regional Extension Forester - Electronic forest resources
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.
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.
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 http://www.rngr.net/nurseries/treeplanting.html.
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, NWOA.net sponsors an alliance of 34 state associations--woodlandweb.org.
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.
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.
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.
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
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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