“Inside the Forest Service” Replaces “People Places and Things”

Thanks to the Rocky Mountaineers for this one:

Welcome to the launch of my new, modernized communication product, “Inside the Forest Service.” I’m excited to bring this product to you in a new format aligned with our Strategic Plan. Explore “Inside the Forest Service” today and check back often — content is now updated daily.

Chief Tom Tidwell

The inaugural edition of “Inside the Forest Service,” is an employee-focused publication designed to highlight the outstanding work taking place throughout the agency. This publication replaces “The Chief’s Desk” or as it was commonly known, “People, Places and Things,” with a product that increases accessibility to feature stories stressing agency-wide interests and priorities.

“Inside the Forest Service” is a modernized approach to share information with employees and retirees. The publication is online and reachable with any device that connects to the internet. “Inside the Forest Service” will be updated regularly to provide timely stories, photographs and videos depicting the work we do to improve lives.

One of the more popular sections of “People, Places and Things” has been On the Move. For now, that portion will not be included in “Inside the Forest Service.” I know how important that section is to many, so don’t worry, it is not going away. We will still announce personnel moves in a weekly email most Friday afternoons.

4 thoughts on ““Inside the Forest Service” Replaces “People Places and Things””

  1. The only reason most folks opened PPT was to click down to the ‘on the move’ section. It will be easier if they just send that to us in the body of an email.

    A new WO efficiency?

    • Larry- This reminds me that when I was working, I heard a lot of people’s stories, and other people’s stories about the same thing, (shout out to Labor Relations folks at the Forest Service and elsewhere). Picking through those stories, trying to find the truth or truths, and what can or should be done by the parties involved, can be a massive and emotionally draining undertaking..

      Anyway, your thought triggered my appreciation for this generally underappreciated part of bureaucratic life.


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