USDA Forest Service Eastern Region

State Forest Action Plans

Every ten years, each state and the District of Columbia create plans that provide a snapshot of current forest conditions and outline priorities and strategies.

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Charles River Esplanade. Courtesy photo by Matt Heraifman, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.


  • Forest Service Seeks Applicants for Fire Grants

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    The USDA Forest Service Eastern Region anticipates awarding approximately $4.3 million in 2023 for the Cohesive Fire Strategy grant program. The final submission deadline is April 30, 2023.


Wood Innovations and Community Wood Request for Applications is Now Open!

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The USDA Forest Service has $41M in grant funding available to support the creation of markets for wood products and renewable wood energy.

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Minnesota riparian project improves water quality

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A collaborative partnership used a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant to restore more than 600 acres of riparian forest, improving water quality and forest resilience along Minnesota’s waterways.

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