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USDA Results: Conservation

Learn more about USDA's work in Conservation in this fact sheet which documents some of our most significant accomplishments of the past three years. To read about more of our results, visit

 Forest Service Maps and General Guides.
Topographic maps, specialty maps and brochures, national trails, roadless areas.
 Plants Database
Classification, characteristics, invasive and noxious plants, alternative crops, distribution maps, fact sheets.
 National Water Management Center
Direct assistance, information, and technology on water-related issues for natural resources conservation.
 Conservation Programs
Efficiency, effectiveness and equity of policies directed toward improving agriculture's environmental performance.
Volcano Cam
Volcano Cam
Current Mount St. Helens news & info.
 Invasive Species Gateway
Programs, services, organizations, impacts of invasive species, species profiles.
Web soil survey, tools for educators, soil surveys by State.
 Irrigation Facts, Figures, Trends, Handbooks
Information sites, water management models, components.
 NIFA Environmental & Resource Economics Programs
NIFA addresses environment and natural resources issues through funding for research, extension and education activities.