Publications and Administration

Our directives include the Forest Service manual and handbooks. Many of our regulations are explained in the Code of Federal Regulations. Other publications include closure orders and agreements.

Forest and Grassland Briefing Materials

The documents below offer an overview of each of the forests and grasslands in the Rocky Mountain Region.


Find out how we analyze and manage forests and grasslands by viewing the plans and projects on each area of interest. Several publications are available about insects and tree diseases, plant genetics, fire management, and invasive species management.


The Healthy Forests Web site offers current information on the Healthy Forests Initiative.


Check out research published by the Rocky Mountain Research Station. Visit the US Forest Service national Web site to locate other research stations including the Forest Products Laboratory.

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