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The media team in the Office of Communication, part of the Programs & Legislation area, provides timely and accurate information about USDA Forest Service programs and activities related to the management, protection and use of national forests and grasslands. The media team supports the agency by seeking opportunities to provide the public with information about its programs, which increases understanding about natural resource management. The media team strives to make Forest Service information equally available to all news media.

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These are the news releases from the national headquarters in Washington, D.C. More news release information.

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Public Affairs Staff

For media related questions please call:
Press Office (202) 205-1134

You can also contact a specific individual on our public affairs staff by viewing our office directory.

Discussion Papers

Forest Service leaders, assisted by researchers and policy analysts, have given some of their thoughts on the future in a series of published papers posted here. More discussion paper information


These are major speeches by Forest Service and Department of Agriculture leaders. More speech information.


These are comments submitted for the record in Congressional testimony by Forest Service and Department of Agriculture leaders. More testimony information.

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