The Northeastern Research Station and the North Central Research Station have joined to form the Northern Research Station. Our 20-state region spans the Midwest from Minnesota to Missouri and the Northeast from Maine to Maryland. Please change your bookmarks and learn more about our research by visiting us at our NEW web address: http://www.nrs.fs.fed.us
to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest
Service, Northeastern Research Station. Our mission is characterized
by the slogan, Improving Lives and Protecting Our Earth Through
Research. The Northeastern Research Station, serving the people
and lands of the 13 northeastern states, strives to provide
discovery, technology development, and science-based technology
transfer within a balanced science portfolio that includes
forest management, protection, and use.
National Research and Development Highlights for 2004. This report presents highlights from work conducted in 2004 by scientists in the Forest Service Research and Development (R&D) program. more... (pdf)
On July 1, 2005, the Forest Service officially celebrated its 100th anniversary. In 1905, the management of the countrys national forests, then known as forest reserves, was transferred from the Department of the Interior to the Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service, and its legacy of caring for the land and serving people, was born... more
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