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Natural Resources Law Clinic Guide: Forest Service

Introduction

The US Forest Service mission is "to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations."

Resources

Statutes and Regulations

Most of the Forest Service statutes are in Title 16 of the United States Code. The regulations are scattered throughout the Code of Federal Regulations, with many of the codified in Title 36 of the CFR.

Agency Policies and Guidance

The Forest Services provides access to their manuals, handbooks, and directives on the website.