Regulations & Policies

Welcome to the USFS Regulations & Policies content page.  Please choose a topic.

  • Appeals & Litigation
    This site contains information about the Forest Service's environmental appeals and litigation.
  • Environmental Management System (EMS)
    This site contains the organizational management practice that allows an organization to strategically address its environmental issues and well as related health and safety matters.
  • Manuals & Handbooks (FSM, FSH)
    The Forest Service Directive System consists of the Forest Service manual and handbooks, which codify the agency's policy, practice, and procedure.
  • Tribal Forest Protection Act (TFPA)
    The purpose of the Tribal Forest Protection Act (TFPA) is to work in partnership with the tribes to improve forest health on both agency and tribal lands.