Seven Fundamentals For national forest rulemaking

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Since their establishment by President Theodore Roosevelt more than a century ago, our national forests have been a treasured American legacy. They provide vital fish and wildlife habitat, clean drinking water and world-class outdoor recreation opportunities for millions – and they’re one of our best tools for combating climate change.

Now the Obama administration is developing new management regulations that will affect all 155 national forests and grasslands. These regulations will shape the conservation and restoration plans that will determine the fate of America’s forests for generations to come. It’s essential that we get our public lands policies right by incorporating these seven forest fundamentals in this process and final outcome.

Click the link below to read the seven fundamentals.