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Sustainable Development e-News

Sustainable Development e-News is a quarterly electronic newsletter for employees and friends of the Forest Service. Comments, suggestions, and questions about Sustainable Development e-News may be directed to Al Abee, Chair, SDIT, at

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    Rick Cables’s commentary focuses on the importance of sustainable operations and on specific activities in which we need to be engaged as we “pave the way for our agency to improve its sustainable operations.”  More .  .  .

    Special Feature

    The Rocky Mountain Region is at the forefront of galvanizing the Forest Service in its efforts toward attaining sustainable business operations.  Anna Jones Crabtree says that there is no “turf” in sustainability, noting that we can all help one another accomplish our shared agency mission of conservation leadership.   More .  .  .


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    Understanding Key Issues of Sustainable Wood Producation in the Pacific Northwest.

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