Forest Health Monitoring - West Coast Region

Forest Health Monitoring (FHM) is a national USDA-Forest Service program designed to determine the status, changes, and trends in indicators of forest condition on an annual basis. The FHM program uses data from ground plots and surveys, aerial surveys, and other biotic and abiotic data sources. It develops analytical approaches to address forest health issues that affect the sustainability of forest ecosystems and produces a variety of useful reports. Visit the national Forest Health Monitoring website.

The Forest Health Monitoring - West Coast Region encompasses Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, and the Pacific Islands. It is one of 5 national FHM mega-regions, organized parallel to the Forest Inventory & Analysis (FIA) data regions and working directly with state partners. This structure provides leadership and representation on the FHM Management Team, national FHM projects, analysis & reporting, local Evaluation Monitoring project funding, and responses to emerging forest health issues. Learn more about FHM in our interactive story map.
The FHM West Coast Region includes WA, OR, CA, HI, and the Pacific Islands

Evaluation Monitoring Program

View information about the Evaluation Monitoring Program, including the funding process and criteria used during project selection. A listing of current and previous projects is also available.

State Forest Health Highlights

View the annual Forest Health Highlights for states in the FHM West Coast Region.

National Insect and Disease Risk Map

The 2013-2027 National Insect and Disease Risk Map has been completed and provides a nationwide strategic assessment and database of the potential hazard for tree mortality due to major forests insects and diseases.  Visit the website for additional information.

FHM West Coast Region Contacts

View contact information for state and USFS representatives in the West Coast Region, as well as information about the national FHM Management team.