On Earth Day, Biden signs order to catalog and conserve old-growth forests

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Friday to establish a federal strategy to protect old-growth forests, a move the administration says will help curb destructive wildfires and fight climate change. The Earth Day order tasks the Interior and Agriculture departments with creating a federal definition of old-growth and mature forests. Such forests are generally … Continue reading On Earth Day, Biden signs order to catalog and conserve old-growth forests