New Report and Interactive Map Detail Best Management Practices for States

In recognition of Earth Day, the National Association for State Foresters (NASF) has released a reportĀ on forestry best management practices (BMPs) for water quality, along with an interactive map detailing practices in each state. State forestry agencies have been developing BMPs since the 1970s, building a reliable set of standards that help protect local water…  More 

Streams through the City: Water Quality and Quantity

Since the 1950s, urban areas have increased by more than 400 percent, and are now home to 80 percent of Americans. Water resources in these areas are threatened, and understanding how urbanization affects water quantity and quality is increasingly important. U.S. Forest Service scientists Ge Sun and Peter Caldwell recently reviewed urbanization and its impacts…  More