U.S. Forest Service releases Region 1 annual report

The U.S. Forest Service has released its annual report for the Northern Region (Region1). It’s available online for viewing and downloading . . .

The U.S. Forest Service has published its Year in Review report for the Northern Region across northern Idaho, Montana and North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota in 2012.

The Northern Region, or Region 1 as the agency designates it, is comprised of 13 forests and grasslands, and manages more than 25 million acres of public lands that include wilderness areas, wild and scenic river corridors, plus many other recreational opportunities.

The report offers a recap of projects and efforts from the past year, including the historic fire season and the biomass research conducted by F.H. Stoltze Land and Lumber in Columbia Falls.

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Direct link: USFS Region 1 Annual Report