U.S. Forest Service Gains Support from Volunteer Organizations


The U.S. Forest Service, a U.S. Department of Agriculture agency that deals with public lands in national forests and grasslands, harbors support from volunteer organizations for its several forest management projects.

The volunteers will get to don uniforms similar to those worn by Forest Service rangers, but visibly state that they are volunteers. According to executive director Marcia Johnson, the main focus of these volunteers is public education.


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Programs that preserve and protect endangered land resources from indiscriminate development, destruction or decay and which manage the utilization of renewable and nonrenewable resources to ensure ongoing availability. Deforestation; Desert Conservation; Erosion Control; Farmland Preservation; Forest Conservation; Forest Ecosystems; Forest Habitats; Forest Management; Forest Rotation; Geological Surveys; Land Preservation; Land Reclamation; Land Trusts; Pinelands; Prairie Conservation; Rain Forest Conservation; Reforestation; Soil Conservation; Soil Erosion Prevention; Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement; Wilderness Conservation;

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