National Forest Genetics Laboratory (NFGEL)
The National Forest Genetics Laboratory (NFGEL) provides genetic testing and information for integrated solutions to on-the-ground problems faced by natural resource managers and policy makers. Solutions are provided for public agencies, non-government organizations, and private industries across the United States, often spanning geographical and organizational boundaries. NFGEL has been administratively part of the National Forest System, Forest Management Staff since 1988. The NFGEL laboratory is located in Placerville, California.
Genetic data generated at NFGEL over the last 25 years is used across the country to improve management decisions.