The USDA works to enhance the environment and to maintain production capacity by helping landowners protect the soil, water, forests, and other natural resources. Rural development, credit, and conservation programs are key resources for carrying out national growth policies. The Department, through inspection and grading services, safeguards and ensures standards of quality in the daily food supply.
National Forest System This website lists United States federally owned territories.
This website contains links to finding US Forest Service patents, research programs, experimental forests, ranges, and other information.