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.


Ozark habitats benefit from Forest Service Landscape Scale Restoration grant

Coldwater Conservation Area in Missouri’s Ozarks

A wide-reaching public/private partnership partially funded by a USDA Forest Service Landscape Scale Restoration (LSR) grant is leading to positive outcomes for forests and communities across the Ozarks of Missouri.

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“Making a young landscape old”: Helping Ohio’s post-agriculture forests thrive

cold frame greenhouse

For a forest to grow old gracefully, it may take more than time. In the case of the post-agriculture regrowth forests at the Holden Arboretum, near Cleveland, Ohio, it also requires smart forest management for a healthy, diverse ecosystem.

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