This month reflects on the Forest Service’s core mission, motto, and founding principles that make up our unique identity. With the beginning of a new year, January provides the perfect opportunity to reintroduce ourselves to the communities that we serve every day and simply get back to basics.
Did You Know?
- We manage a system of 154 national forests, 20 national grasslands and one tallgrass prairie for the public good
- We help communities; State, local and tribal governments; forest industries; private forest landowners; and other nations improve conditions in both urban and rural areas
- We operate a network of research units, laboratories and experimental forests and rangelands to conduct leading-edge research on all aspects of forestry, rangeland management, biological and physical sciences, socioeconomics and more