State, Private, and Tribal Forestry
Connecting people to conserve
From the tallest mountains of California, to the beaches of Hawai’i and the mangroves of the United States Affiliated Pacific Islands, State, Private, & Tribal Forestry works across boundaries to conserve and maintain forests.
Forest Health Protection
Collaborating to improve the health of California, Hawaii, and U.S. Affiliated Pacific Island forests through technical assistance, monitoring, and funding.
Urban & Community Forestry
Enhancing, restoring, and sustaining trees and forests in the urban environment to cultivate healthy and resilient communities.
Wood & Biomass Utilization
Supporting innovation and advancing markets for wood and biomass that support forest restoration, wildfire risk reduction, and community resilience.
Committed to working with tribal partners to achieve healthy and resilient landscapes, both now and for generations to come.
Assisting private land owners in planning and sustainable forest management.
Protecting private forest lands through acquisition and conservation easements.
Community Forest & Open Space Program
Funding the establishment of community forests that provide continuing and accessible community benefits.
Hawai’i & the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands
All State & Private Forestry programs provide support to partners in Hawai’i & the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands.
Connecting climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts to foster an effective management response across varied activities and owernships.
Working collaboratively with national forests, tribes, state agencies, non-profit and private organizations to address complex land management challenges that span multiple jurisdictions.
Conservation Finance brings external funds in the form of private financing, philanthropy, and public grants and loans, to leverage Forest Service-appropriated funds to increase pace and scale of restoration work
Delivering financial resources via grants and agreements to partners working hard to conserve and manage forests.
- 2022 Forest Health Highlights
Forest Focus Episode 31: Observing Tree Diseases with a Stump Buster
Join Plant Pathologist Martin MacKenzie and Public Affairs Specialist Jamie Hinrichs on a walk in the woods.
Art Meets Climate Change in Downtown LA
During the last few months of 2022, an art exhibit deepened discussions about climate change in Los Angeles.
The Battle to Slow Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death in Hawaiʻi
With February as National Invasive Species Month in Hawaiʻi, the Forest Service explores the partnership with native Hawaiians to curb one of the deadliest tree fungi on the island.
Partnerships: Planting Trees, Restoring Struggling Ecosystem
The Anahuacalmecac International University Preparatory hosted a community tree reforestation event at Ernest E. Debs Regional Park, where 500 trees are now setting roots down.