Sustainability and Net Zero
The Forest Service is shrinking its environmental footprint to reduce our consumption of resources as we manage national forest lands. A key aspect is moving toward Net Zero in how we manage waste, fleet, energy use, recreation, and water. Read more.
Vulnerability is the degree to which a natural system is susceptible to, and unable to cope with, the adverse effects of climate change. Find out how the Forest Service is assessing vulnerability of its resources.
Climate Change Adaptation is a form of risk management that many forests are implementing in advance of further serious effects on forest resources such as vegetation, fisheris, hydrology, and infrastructure. Read more.