A photo of a structures used at a gold mine, black and white photo taken in 1936. Piles of rocks in the foreground demonstrate the rocky landscape, showing the negative ecological effects scientists face today in attempts to restore abandoned mines

Read a USDA Blog post highlighting Soil Scientist Debbie Page-Dumroese's research about making hospitable soil at an abandoned mine site Read more

A collage of three pieces of carrier machines including excavators, skid steers, and tractors, each with attached mulching heads. This image demonstrates the types of machines land managers and scientists can use to masticate sites.

Read the newly published GTR-381 to learn useful tips for treating forest, woodland, and shrubland vegetation Read more

Alpine lake on the Salmon-Challis National Forest.

Learn more about our partnership with the Salmon-Challis National Forest in the Intermountain Region of the Forest Service Read more