Umatilla National Forest
- Children & Youth
- Sports & Recreation
Location72510 Coyote RoadPendleton, OR 97801 United States
The mission of the Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.
What is the Forest Service?
- We are a federal agency under the U.S. Department of Agriculture that manages 193 million acres of land, roughly the size of Texas.
- We manage public lands in the form of national forests and grasslands, provide technical and financial assistance to state and private forestry agencies and make up the largest forestry research organization in the world.
- Congress established the Forest Service in 1905 to provide quality water and timber for the nation’s benefit.
- Congress later directed the Forest Service to broaden its management scope for additional multiple uses and benefits and for the sustained yield of renewable resources such as water, forage, wildlife, wood, and recreation.
- We help people share and enjoy the forest, while conserving the environment for generations to come. Some activities are compatible. Some are not.
- You, as a concerned citizen, can play a key role by expressing your views to Forest Service managers to help us strike a balance and make decisions in the best interest of the public lands and the public.
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