USDA Forest Service Resource Information Group

Forest Service Resource Information Protocols

Inventory and Monitoring Protocols

See the master list of inventory and monitoring protocols, or look for protocols under the LMP Monitoring and Evaluation Framework themes:

If you would like to add or remove a protocol from these lists, please contact,

Rick Ullrich
Assistant Director
U.S. Forest Service Resource Information Group (RIG)
202-205-1120 or

Other Sources of Protocols

Try these other sources of protocols related to natural resource management.

Consult congressionally designated foundations associated with the Forest Service and our peer agencies responsible for natural resource stewardship:

  • National Forest Foundation
  • National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
  • National Park Foundation
  • National Conservation System Foundation

You may also consult a professional society relevant to your concerns and who provides clearly published code of professional ethics and recognized standards. A few examples are listed below. You are encouraged to use your favorite search engines to find others relevant to your subject area:

  • Society of American Foresters
  • Ecological Society of America
  • Wildlife Society
  • American Fisheries Society
  • Society for Range Management
  • Soil Science Society of America
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • American Planning Association
  • American Society for Quality
  • Project Management Institute

USDA Forest Service
Ecosystem Management Coordination (EMC)
1400 Independence Ave.
Mailstop: 1104
Washington, DC 20250-1104

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