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2005. Director's Update: May You Live in Interesting Times. 0571 3804. Engineering Field Notes: Volume 37 Issue 1. Washington DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Engineering. 2 p.

USDA Forest Service Director of Engineering Vaughn Stokes describes challenges that face the engineering staff—declining budgets, an aging and reduced workforce, increased demand on infrastructure and capital assets, and emphasis on fiscal and performance accountability for improving program efficiency and effectiveness.

Keywords: aquatic organism passage, assets, budget, capital improvements, Congress, conveyance, engineering, Engineering Field Notes, facilities, Forest Service, funding, highways, legislation, roads, safety, structures, workforce

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