State Defined Solutions

The importance of state defined solutions for forest health, productivity, and resiliency cannot be overstated. Click on any of the headings below to learn more.

FOREST ACTION PLANS

Your state’s Forest Action Plan includes in-depth analysis of forest conditions and trends in your area. Collectively, state Forest Action Plans make up one strategic plan for America’s forests. Use the interactive map on this page to learn more about your state’s Forest Action Plan.

Timber Assurance

TimberAssurance.org provides information on the legality and sustainability of timber harvested in United States. Use the interactive map on this page to learn more about the management plans and policies your state employs to ensure sustainable timber harvest.

Best Management Practices

Forestry best management practices (BMPs) are used to protect water quality during timber harvests and other forest management activities. Use the interactive map on this page to learn more about your state’s BMP program.





West Region

State and territorial foresters in the West are represented at the regional level by the Council of Western State Foresters.

Visit CWSF

Northeast Region

State foresters in the Northeast and Midwest are represented at the regional level by the Northeast-Midwest State Foresters Alliance.

Visit NMSFA

South Region

State and territorial foresters in the South are represented at the regional level by the Southern Group of State Foresters.

Visit SGSF