Media Tools

The Pacific Southwest Region Media Tools Website includes facts about the U.S. Forest Service for Region 5, a mission statement, photos and other helpful resources to assist the media in finding who to call locally on an issue. Additionally, this site will aid the public in learning more about the agency and geographic locations of forests in California.

A news video camera pointed at a stage with officials to speak at a press conference.

USFS Fire Director for California Shawna Legarza announcing seasonal firefighters being brought on earlier and other measures in May 2015.


Ecological Restoration: a priority for the Pacific Southwest Region

Ecological Restoration is a priority for the Pacific Southwest Region of the U.S. Forest Service.

State and Private Forestry

What does the staff of State and Private Forestry (S&PF) do?  Who are their partners?  Select this link for a one-page summary of the role of S&PF.


Welcome to the Forest Service

Introduction to the Pacific Southwest Region of the U.S. Forest Service.

Regional Areas of Expertise

A listing of the specific areas of expertise in this Region.


Our Social Media Accounts

We want to connect with people in ways that are convenient for them. People want to share what they've read or learned, so we have the social media tools to help spread the word.

Spotlight Articles Archive

Spotlight articles are feature stories highlighting the operations, accomplishments and significant happenings on public lands stewarded by the Forest Service in the Pacific Southwest Region.


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