USDA Forest Service

United States
Address:
1400 Independence Ave SW, Washington, D.C.

The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation’s 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands. The Forest Service manages 193 million acres (780,000 km2) of land. Major divisions of the agency include the Chief’s Office, National Forest System, State and Private Forestry, Business Operations, and Research and Development. The agency manages about 25% of federal lands and is the only major national land management agency not part of the U.S. Department of the Interior, which manages the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Bureau of Land Management.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Forest_Service accessed on 12/03/2021.

IUFRO REPRESENTATIVES

Country:
United States
Email:
frank.lake@usda.gov
Expertise:
  • Indigenous / Tribal Agroforestry / NTFPs – North America
Position:
Scientist
IUFRO Position:
Deputy 5.11
Country:
United States
Email:
james.l.chamberlain@usda.gov
Expertise:
  • Ecological and economic impacts of NTFP
  • Forest management

POWERED BY

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The INCREDIBLE project aims to show how Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFP) can play an important role in supporting sustainable forest management and rural development, by creating networks to share and exchange knowledge and expertise. ‘Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) promotes cross-sectoral collaboration and innovation to highlight the value and potential of NWFPs in the region.

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Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) project receives funding from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreement Nº 774632