Forest Service

News Releases

FOREST SERVICE STIFLED ECOLOGICAL HISTORY

Ignores Own Ecological Records

FOREST SERVICE VOWS CULTURAL RESOURCE UPGRADE AT LOS PADRES

Agency Responds to Employee Charges

ARCHAEOLOGICAL TREASURES RUINED IN LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST

Supervisor Retaliated Against Employee Whistleblowers

ABC'S JOHN STOSSEL PEDDLES MORE MISINFORMATION

Conservative Pundit Recycles Lynx Myth

LYNX BIOLOGISTS EXONERATED, MEDIA COVERAGE EXCORIATED

Investigations Mark Final Chapter in Political Catfight

MCINNIS ECO-TERRORISM HEARING DIVERTS ATTENTION FROM REAL PROBLEMS

Gloria Flora Testifies

WASHINGTON TIMES PEDDLES “EQUAL TIME” ADS TO DEFENDERS OF AGENCY SCIENTISTS

Stunt called New Form of “Checkbook Journalism”

LYNX FUR SHOULDN'T FLY

Scientists Vindicated

FOREST RESEARCH SACRIFICED TO POLITICS, SAY USFS SCIENTISTS

Survey of Pacific Northwest Lab Paints Bleak Picture

ATTACKS ON FOREST SERVICE AND BLM WORKERS FALL BY HALF

Assaults, Acts of Arson and Threats Down in 1999, Agencies Report

White Papers
Ruined RelicsCrumbling Cultural Resource Protection (October 2002)
Ruined Relics is an account by former cultural resources staff and volunteers of Los PadresNational Forest documenting the dramatic declineof one of the premiere historical preservationprograms in the nation. more >>

Stealing the TongassPlaying by Alaska Rules in the U.S. Forest Service (November 1996)
The institutional complicity of the U.S. Forest Service results in widespread commercial timber theft, massive scaling fraud and illegal exporting of unfinished public logs from the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. more >>

Unindicted Co-ConspiratorTimber Theft and the U.S. Forest Service (March 1996)
The Forest Service has unilaterally disarmed the war against major timber theft and fraud by removing its police from the forest protection beat. Salvage sales, supposedly designed to promote forest health, leave the national forests and the American taxpayers at the mercy of an industry honor system -- an open invitation to steal. more >>

Business As UsualA Case Study of Environmental and Fiscal Malpractice on the Eldorado National Forest (February 1996)
The Forest Service has mismanaged the Eldorado National Forest in California and has attempted to cover-up wrongdoings. Agency managers have committed environmental violations costing tens of millions of tax dollars. more >>

Other PEER Activities
USDA lynx investigation report