CC-13-011: Forest Service 2010 Resources Planning Act Assessment
The Forest Service released its summary report on the 2010 Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Assessment in December 2012. This report is available for download at http://www.fs.fed.us/research/rpa/. Key topics addressed in the summary report include projected trends in US forest area, timber harvest, forest products outputs, timber prices, forest carbon stocks, water consumption, and biodiversity metrics. RPA Assessment findings will be considered by state and federal agencies when they are developing forestry and environmental policies that have potential to influence future timber management regimes, fiber supplies, and manufacturing operations.