Tag: National Forest

Nantahala, Pisgah National Forests Ban Ginseng Harvest

July 18, 2022 — A ban on collecting wild ginseng in the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests will remain in place until the ginseng population recovers. Prior to the 2021 ban, collecting ginseng on national forest lands wasMore

State Park is First on Forest Service Land

May 4, 2022 — Colorado’s 43rd state park is the first of its kind — it sits on Forest Service land. In 2021, the White River National Forest took ownership of the 488-acre Sweetwater Lake parcel adjacent toMore

‘Conservation Value of National Forest Roadless Areas’

March 15, 2021 — In 2001, the Roadless Area Conservation Rule prohibited road construction and timber harvesting on more than 90,000 square miles of inventoried roadless areas (IRAs) in National Forests. Since these areas are not protected byMore

Trump’s Forest Service Legacy

March 6, 2021 — Donald J. Trump’s environmental legacy will be remembered as one of the most destructive in the nation’s history. While he and his enablers unleashed a preponderance of their environmental attacks through the Bureau ofMore