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.


Champion for Chesapeake Bay watershed retires after 30-plus years

Sally Claggett receives 2022 Fran Flanigan Award

When Sally Claggett retired in September 2022, her USDA Forest Service colleagues reflected with gratitude on her decades of achievements in improving water quality through forest health.

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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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