Fact Sheets

Want to learn all about the Forest Service at a glance? Here are some one-page lessons to bring you up to speed.

Who's Who
A primer on key figures in Forest Service history

Origins of the Forest Service
An overview of the formation of the Forest Service and the century's major milestones

Pinchot and Utilitarianism
An essay on the father of forestry in America and his views on development for conservation