The creation of National Forests and Parks are bastions of American efforts to protect our beautiful natural resources. First beginning in 1872, with the designation of Yellowstone as a National Park, and continuing well into the present. These designations, however, are also signs of our...

The Sequoia National Forest at the Kern River Ranger District is my First National Forest I have ever visited, as well as the first National Forest to work at. Working in Recreation Management I never knew how much how campground management had been affected...

I arrive at the USFS work center in Bentley Louisiana, within the Catahoula District of Kisatchie National Forest. The site surrounded by a seed orchard which provides seedlings to the district for planting after timber harvests. In the early morning, purple martins swoop and dive...