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.Learn more
Charles River Esplanade. Courtesy photo by Matt Heraifman, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.
According to a recent study led by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and funded through a USDA Forest Service Eastern Region grant, urban forestry operations across the Northeast and Midwest are making big impacts in their communities each year.
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced $9 million in funding for wood innovations and community wood grant projects in the Eastern Region. This funding will support 26 projects in Connecticut, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.