A Vital Tool for Forest Management

Forests in the United States are under threat. Fire is changing the nation’s forest landscape, while forest health is succumbing to warmer weather patterns. Faced with challenges of such magnitude, James E. Hubbard, the deputy chief for state and private forestry for the US Forest Service (USFS), believes that GIS is the key to forest management. “Natural resource management in the United States, and particularly forest management, would not be possible today without GIS,” he said. Hubbard is responsible for […]

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