Forest Service Eastern Region

Comprising 20 states and 40% of the U.S. Population, Eastern Region forests and grasslands have big impacts.

About the Region

Photo: Foote Pond on the Huron-Manistee National Forests. USDA Forest Service Photo.


Eastern Region exceeds goal to reduce hazardous fuels in 2021

Mitigating Wildfire

The USDA Forest Service Eastern Region ended 2021 on a high note, surpassing its annual goal to reduce hazardous fuels in forests and lower the threat of potentially catastrophic wildfires.

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Flying High Over Boundary Waters

USFS Beaver Pagami Creek wildfire 2011

The USDA Forest Service has more than its share of “cool” and interesting jobs. From forest ranger to climate scientist, and firefighter to urban forester and wildlife biologist, there are possibly hundreds of interesting occupations to pick from. One of them is the seaplane pilot.

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