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Friday, December 7, 2007

Forest Service Chief Announces Open Space Conservation Strategy

Forest Service Chief Abigail Kimbell announced the release of the agency's Open Space Conservation Strategy today. View the Strategy and the Press Release at the Forest Service's Open Space Conservation

The Open Space Conservation Strategy is the product of extensive public comment and collaboration, with over 22,000 comments received - nearly all supportive of the Strategy. Open space benefits include clean air and water, climate change mitigation, outdoor recreation opportunities,wildlife habitat, scenic beauty, and improved human health.
You can download the Open Space Conservation Strategy, view interactive loss of open space examples, read Forests on the Edge publications, and find resources at the Forest Service Open Space Conservation