The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). CRP is accepting general applications until April 15th for those who want to enroll new land in the program.Read More >Categories: News for Forest Landowners Resources for Forest Landowners
AFF President and CEO Tom Martin submitted testimony [PDF] to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, urging members to maintain funding for programs that support better stewardship of America’s 265 million family forest acres.Read More >
10th grade student Madeleine shares her GreenSchools! experience at the National Youth Leadership Council's 2011 National Service-Learning Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.Read More >Categories: Environmental Education PLT GreenSchools!
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Monday $1 million in funding to connect youth to the great outdoors, by way of Children's Forest programs and More Kids in the Woods projects.Read More >Categories: Environmental Education News
At the U.S. celebration of the U.N.'s 2011 International Year of Forests, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the USDA's new strategy to promote the use of wood as a green building material.Read More >Categories: News Policy