Official U.S. Forest Service

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We are a multi-faceted agency that manages and protects 154 national forests and 20 grasslands in 44 states and Puerto Rico.

http://www.fs.fed.us/

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Can you hear the rumble of the ocean? A view of #CapePerpetua, Devils Churn and Pacific Ocean after an Autumn Storm on the #SiuslawNationalForest, Oregon. (Forest Service photo by Tom Iraci, (retired)) #oregoncoast #oregon #devilschurn
We are working to repair more than 136 miles of roads that were impacted by the #ChetcoBarFire in Oregon. (Forest Service photo by Cole Barash) #firefix #healthyforests #fixingroads #forests #wildfires
The #SequoiaNationalForest received its name for the 33 groves of giant sequoia, Sequoiadendron Giganteum, located within its boundaries. Sequoia National Forest, California. (Courtesy photo by James A. Wilson) #sequoia #forest #bigtreesツツ#treescape #california #travelphotography #explore #gooutside #treephotography #lookup
Healthy forests and grasslands depend on our ability to increase active management work on the ground. Fixing the way we are funded will allow more active management work to happen. #firefix  #healthyforests #foresthealth #forests (Forest Service photo)
We窶决e hiring students for rangeland internships in rangeland management, soil science and hydrology. These internships lead to permanent jobs after graduation. Apply on USAJOBS.gov starting February 12. Visit our website for more information. #WorkForNature
Some fires cause damage that requires special efforts to prevent problems afterwards. Loss of vegetation exposes soil to erosion; water runoff may increase and cause flooding; sediments may move downstream and damage houses or fill reservoirs putting endangered species and community water supplies at risk. #healthyforests #foresthealth #forests #firefix (Forest Service photoby Dawn Stender)
Peeking through the trees, a view of Mt. Agassiz from the Hayden Peak Overlook on the Mirror Lake Highway in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Utah. #haydenpeakoverlook #uintawasatchcachenationalforest #utah #natureviews #naturephotography #mtagassiz (Forest Service photo by Nate Lowe)
#DYK timber sales like this one are an important step in #forest post-fire recovery. #firefix #healthyforests #foresthealth (Forest Service photo by Cecilio Ricardo)
Fighting #wildfires is a team effort. Last year, we spent $300+ million on non-Forest Service fires, including $154 million on state/local fires. (Forest Service photo by Stuart Palley) #firefix #healthyforests #foresthealth #forests #wildfire
Healthy forests and grasslands depend on our ability to increase active management work on the ground. Fixing the way we are funded will allow more active management work to happen. (Forest Service photo by Cecilio Ricardo) #firefix #healthyforests #foresthealth #forests
After a fire season that burned 700,000 acres of national forest lands, the USDA Forest Service Region 1 is implementing a coordinated and consistent approach for identifying ecological, social, and economic opportunities for post-fire forest management in burned areas. (Forest Service photo by Kristin Honig)
Wildfire suppression costs keep increasing as fire seasons are growing longer, and the fires are getting more frequent and severe. (Forest Service photo by Stuart Palley)