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Disclaimer for External Links

The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsementby the Department of Agriculture of the linked web sites, or theinformation, products or services contained therein. Unless otherwisespecified, the Department does not exercise any editorial control overthe information you may find at these locations. All links are providedwith the intent of meeting the mission of the Department, the ForestService and this web site. Please let us know about existing externallinks you believe are inappropriate and about specific additionalexternal links you believe ought to be included.

Disclaimer of Liability

With respect to documentsavailable from this server, neither the United States Government norany of its employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, includingthe warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose,or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy,completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, orprocess disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringeprivately owned rights.

Disclaimer of Non-endorsement

Reference herein to anyspecific commercial products, process, or service by trade name,trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constituteor imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the UnitedStates Government. The views and opinions of authors expressed hereindo not necessarily state or reflect those of the United StatesGovernment, and shall not be used for advertising or productendorsement purposes.

Security Notice

Information presented on the Forest Service website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

  1. For site security purposesand to ensure that this service remains available to all users, thisgovernment computer system employs software programs to monitor networktraffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or changeinformation, or otherwise cause damage.
  2. Except for authorized lawenforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identifyindividual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for noother purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordancewith National Archives and Records Administration General Schedule 20.
  3. Unauthorized attempts to uploadinformation or change information on this service are strictlyprohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

About Quality of Information

In compliance with the requirement of the U.S. Department of Agriculture of Information Guidelines (see -, this page provides information pertaining to requests for correction of information disseminated by the Forest Service.

The USDA Information Quality Guidelines correction mechanisms are not intended to imply any rights of individuals to request amendment of their own records beyond those permitted by the Privacy Act of 1974 or other organization specific laws.

Requestors seeking a correction should follow the procedure described at:

Copyright Disclaimer

In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed, without profit, for research and educational purposes only.

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