Land Use, Forestry, and Agriculture
Research at RFF focuses on our relationship with the land—including agricultural, forested, protected, and urban landscapes. By assessing the influence of policy, economic drivers, and climate change on land-based natural resources, RFF scholars are working to enable a sustainable future.
Federal Climate Policy Toolkit: Land Use, Forestry, and Agriculture
A review of federal policy options for increasing land-related carbon storage and reducing emissions from agricultural land uses and production activities.
Examining the impacts of agricultural land use
Examining the balance between forest coverage and biomass production
Analyzing the range of policies that govern timber product markets
Protected Lands and Outdoor Recreation
Assessing the value of protected lands to inform effective policy
Public and Private Lands
Examining the way natural, rural, and urban land is used and managed
Analyzing how communities, land managers, and policymakers can mitigate wildfire disasters