Users' questions

What can I do for the Forest Service as a volunteer?

What can I do for the Forest Service as a volunteer?

Projects include diverse activities such as archaeological excavation, survey, oral history, or historic structure restoration. Differing opportunities vary with each National Forest. For more information, contact our Volunteer Coordinators.

Are there any volunteers for people with disabilities?

Volunteers of America’s residential service for people with intellectual disabilities is a long-term service, and it is not unusual for someone to be supported by Volunteers of America for more than 30 years in a supportive living residence. We accept this responsibility with eagerness and humility.

Is the U.S.Forest Service on YouTube?

Forest Service – YouTube Established in 1905, the Forest Service is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and g…

Is the Forest Service part of the Department of Agriculture?

The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and g… Established in 1905, the Forest Service is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and grasslands.

How does the US Forest Service use volunteers?

For more than 100 years, the Forest Service has brought people and communities together to answer the call of conservation. Through campground hosting, trail maintenance, visitor services, research and more, volunteers make significant contributions to the legacy of conservation for future generations.

When did volunteers in the National Forests Act?

The Volunteers in the National Forests (VIF) program is authorized by the Volunteers in the National Forests Act of 1972. Before passage of the act, the Forest Service did not have the authority to accept voluntary services or to reim-burse individuals for associated personal expenses. The Volunteers in the National Forests Act recognized the

Who is the chief of the Forest Service?

The person who oversees the entire Forest Service is called the Chief or the Chief Forester of the United States. The Chief, a Federal employee, reports to the Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment in the USDA.