Changing Climate, Changing Paradigms: I. Invasive Species

While lounging around reading New Scientist, one of my favorite publications, I ran across this article (note that Dr. Lugo is a Forest Service employee.) I think it’s important to think about the fact that deciding what is good and what is bad for people and the environment has got to be 1) specific to …

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GAO Report on Forest Service: Further Work Needed to Address Persistent Management Challenges

here’s the link, and below, the highlights. In 2009, GAO highlighted management challenges that the Forest Service faced in three key areas—wildland fire management, data on program activities and costs, and financial and performance accountability. The Forest Service has made some improvements, but challenges persist in each of these three areas. In addition, recent GAO …

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