Institute work unit IITF-4151


The Institute has one work unit: IITF-4151. Its mission is to develop and disseminate scientifically based knowledge that contributes to the conservation of forests, wildlife, and watersheds of the American tropics in the context of environmental change.

Short, gnarled, epiphyte laden trees.

Image CaptionElfin Forest in the Luquillo Experimental Forest.


The work unit envisions that creativity and accomplishments result in timely products and services that anticipate the needs of society as it mitigates and adapts to environmental change. The Institute accomplishes its mission by developing and disseminating knowledge of scientifically sound practices that contribute to sustainable management of forest resources including water and wildlife, the conservation of primary forests, and the rehabilitation of degraded lands.


Posted May 2014 - Last modified: 12/18/2015