People receive several benefits, often called “ecosystem services,” from healthy natural systems. These include food, clean water, flood prevention, disease regulation, and recreational use. At the Forest Service, we look closely at the benefits people value to guide our management decisions.
Find out more and help us steward these resources as we carry out the Forest Service mission to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.
Watershed Investment Partnership Story
Cultural Values Story
Forest Planning in the Pacific Southwest or Rogue-Siskiyou Planning
Urban Forest Story
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Nature’s Benefits 101
Nature’s Benefits Across Lands
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