USDA FOREST SERVICE : Strategic Planning and Resource Assessment

Appendices

Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations

Acronyms or Abbreviations

 

Explanation

ADR

Alternative Dispute Resolution

AML

Abandoned Mine Lands

BFES

Budget Formulation and Execution System

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CIP

Continuous Improvement Process

CRIA

Civil Rights Impact Analysis

CSRS

Civil Service Retirement System

CWAG

Chief’s Workforce Advisory Group

DOL

U.S. Department of Labor

EAP

Economic Action Programs

ECAP

Environmental Compliance and Protection

EEO

Equal Employment Opportunity

EEOCMD

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Management Directive

EIP

Early Intervention Program

EMC

Ecosystem Management Coordination

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

FECA

Federal Employees’ Compensation Act

FERS

Federal Employees’ Retirement System

FIA

Forest Inventory and Analysis

FLP

Forest Legacy Program

FSNRA

Forest Service Natural Resource Applications

FPL

Forest Products Laboratory

FY

Fiscal Year

GAO

General Accounting Office

GPRA

Government Performance and Results Act

GS

General Schedule (pay plan)

HRM

Human Resources Management

IMPROVE

Interagency Monitoring of Protected Visual Environments

INFRA

Infrastructure Application, one of the FSNRA corporate applications

IP

International Programs (Program Staff)

IRM

Information Resources Management (Program Staff)

K-V

Knutson-Vandenberg, a trust fund for timber sale area improvements

LEI

Law Enforcement and Investigations (Program Staff)

LRMP

Land and Resource Management Plan

MAR

Management Attainment Reporting system

NAPA

National Academy of Public Administration

NEPA

National Environmental Policy Act

NFP

National Fire Plan

NFS

National Forest System (Deputy Area)

NIPF

Non-Industrial Private Forest

NRIS

Natural Resource Information System, one of the FSNRA corporate applications

OHV

Off-Highway Vehicles (Interchangeable with ORV)

ORV

Off-Road Vehicles (Interchangeable with OHV)

OIG

Office of Inspector General (USDA)

OMB

Office of Management & Budget

PAOT

Persons At One time

PAS

Performance Accountability System

PL&C

Programs, Legislation, and Communication (Deputy Area)

PMA

President’s Management Agenda

PP&E

Property, Plant, and Equipment

R&D

Research & Development (Deputy Area)

RAR

Roads Accomplishment Report

RBAIS

Research Budget Attainment Information System

RHWR

Recreation, Heritage, and Wilderness Resources (Program Staff)

S&PF

State and Private Forestry (Deputy Area)

SFA

State Fire Assistance (Program Staff)

SFFAS

Statements of Federal Financial Accounting Standards

SOD

Sudden Oak Death

STARS

Sales Tracking and Reporting System

SUDS

Special Uses Database System

TIM

Timber Information Manager

TMDL

Total Maximum Daily Load

TRACS

Timber Activity Control System

TSA

Timber Sale Accounting system

TSP

Thrift Savings Plan

U&CF

Urban and Community Forestry (Program Staff)

U.S.C.

United States Code

USDA

United States Department of Agriculture

VFA

Volunteer Fire Assistance (Program Staff)

WFWAR

Wildlife, Fish, Water, and Air Research

WUI

Wildland/Urban Interface