The Northern Research Station has realigned our staff from 37 Research Work Units and Programs into 14 new Research Work Units.
Effectively managing natural resources requires more than understanding ecosystems. It also involves understanding how people interact with them. How people live, work and recreate in forests and other natural areas, coupled with their perceptions, values and goals, affect how successful natural resource management will be.
We study the many interactions between people and ecosystems. With our findings, natural resource managers and policy-makers can make the most informed management decisions possible for the nation’s natural resources – decisions that benefit both people and the environment. ...more>>
Social Science Research for Fuels Management - A review of social science research on fuels management sheds light on progress to date. ...more>>
Forest Service Issues in the News - A new web-based system monitors public discussion about policy issues. ...more>>
Last Modified: 12/21/2007