"No one can predict the future—how people will live, or what exactly they will need—but it is possible to foresee the likely effects of some of today's decisions and to make choices that honor the interests of present and future generations"
(President's Council on Sustainable Development 1996)
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The role of the USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area and State forestry agencies in sustainable forest management is defined as follows:
- Use the seven internationally recognized criteria of sustainability to organize and communicate information on forest resource conditions and uses.
- Support inventory, monitoring, and assessment to provide a comprehensive picture of forest conditions, management, and resource uses.
- Coordinate conservation, management, and protection programs and partnerships.
- Provide education and communication opportunities for professionals and the public.
USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry programs contribute to sustainability.
For more information contact:
Sustainability and Planning Coordinator
email@example.com or 603-868-7737