Forest & Grassland Health

Forest Health Protection Overview

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Forest Health Protection (FHP) is responsible for technical assistance for forest health activities and monitoring and reporting on the health of all forest lands in the Pacific Southwest Region.

We work in partnership with the National Forest System, other federal agencies, states, Native American tribes and the private sector, to provide assistance, technical expertise, and forest health information.

FHP has specialists in: forest pathology; forest entomology; pesticide use and safety; remote sensing and geographic information systems.

FHP provides assistance in the following areas: