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.


Arboriculture job training programs ease transition from prison to community

People in protective gear watching a tree climber

New publication features urban forestry workforce development programs that help justice-involved individuals gain critical job and life skills.

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Midwest industrial city greens up with Forest Service support

Mary Pat McGuire with Mayor Steve Spebar and students in Whiting, Indiana

The city of Whiting, Indiana, has an ambitious goal to plant 5,000 trees in the next five years, made possible through a joint collaborative effort including USDA Forest Service technical assistance.

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