WASHINGTON, D.C. – Heartland Consulting has been awarded a contract for EndNote Reference Management Support by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service (FS). Heartland is tasked with entering 15,600 EndNote citations provided by the FS into EndNote libraries, bolstering the FS’s ongoing efforts to revise land management plans in the current fiscal year and beyond.

Heartland is committed to supporting the FS land management revision and planning process, recognizing the significance of reference management support. This contract will directly impact the efficiency and consistency of plan revisions and the creation of a project record that is transparent and accountable to the American public. The references amassed under this project will be made accessible for FS planning needs agency-wide.

John English, Chief Executive Officer of Heartland Consulting, expressed enthusiasm about the new contract, stating, “Supporting the USDA Forest Service in this vital task is a privilege and underscores our commitment to fostering sustainable land management practices. Ensuring the accessibility and organization of critical reference materials aligns with our goals of enhancing environmental stewardship and accountability. We are proud to play a role in the FS’s mission to manage natural resources effectively, and this project is a testament to our team’s expertise and dedication to excellence.”

This contract marks the 21st awarded to Heartland by the USDA, highlighting a longstanding relationship. Heartland’s history with the organization encompasses seven active contracts providing a range of services from Project Management and Financial Services to Exercise and Training Programs.


Heartland Consulting is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Native-American-Owned Small Business, and Indian Small Business Economic Enterprise (ISBEE) that provides management consulting, administrative support, and support services to the U.S. Federal government, state and local governments, and commercial firms.