US forests get $40.6 million in preservation effort

April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/10/2012, p12
The article reports on the funding to be provided by the U.S. Forest Service for exceptional land acquisition projects in several states, to help safeguard clean water, provide recreational access, and protect historic and wilderness areas, among others. Administrative costs will be reduced by the funding, according to U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell, and will also provide them increased flexibility in how they restore lands across the country.


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