Forest Service Organization, Functions, and Procedures; Functions and Procedures; Forest Service Functions. Comments Due: June 20, 2023.  

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service is initiating Tribal consultation on the following topic and additional questions: Given that climate change and related stressors are resulting in increasing impacts with rapid and variable rates of change on national forests and grasslands, how should the Forest Service adapt current policies to protect, conserve, and manage the national forests and grasslands for climate resilience, so that the Agency can provide for ecological integrity and support social and economic sustainability over time? Please share you comments with the USDA Forest Service in writing by June 20, 2023