America's Rain Forests

A Distance Learning Adventure

Prince William Network, National Forest Foundation and USDA Forest Service

Pacific Northwest Research Station

The Pacific Northwest (PNW) Research Station is part of the Research Branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, and comprises ten research laboratories in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska, as well as the headquarters office in Portland, Oregon. The PNW Research Station is one of eight Forest Service research facilities throughout the United States.

Forest Service Research develops and provides scientific and technical knowledge for all 1.6 billion acres of forests and rangelands in the United States including, but not limited to, the national forests. The Forest Service has the most extensive and productive program of integrated forestry research in the world. The PNW Research Station is a group of about 522 scientists, professionals, technicians, administrative staff employees, and research managers. Station expertise is in biological, physical, and social sciences.

The mission of the PNW Reserach Station is to generate and communicate scientific knowledge that helps people understand and make informed choices about people, natural resources, and the environment.

For more information, go the the Pacific Northwest Research Station web site at http://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/about/index.shtml.



Prince William Network USDA Forest Service Caribbean, Tongass,
Chugach, and Olympic National Forests Pacific Northwest Research Station
International Institute of Tropical Forestry National Forest Foundation
Alaska Department of Fish and Game Alaska Department of Natural Resources
The Nature Conservancy Alaska Natural History Association
Southeast Island School District