The Research and Development branch of the Forest Service is made up of researchers and scientists who acquire knowledge to improve the health of forests and grasslands. Additionally, work performed by the FS R&D helps to inform policies and land management decisions.
To visit the Forest Service Research and Development web site click on the following link: http://www.fs.fed.us/
Source: U.S. Forest Service. "About Forest Service Research and Development ". Research and Development. Accessed on 9 September 2013. Available at http://www.fs.fed.us