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Forest Health Monitoring

We monitor the forests of the United States to determine detrimental changes or improvements to forest health that occur over time.

National Forest Health Monitoring Program

Aerial Survey PhotoThe USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Monitoring (FHM) is a national program designed to determine the status, changes, and trends in indicators of forest condition on an annual basis. The FHM program uses data from ground plots and surveys, aerial surveys, and other biotic and abiotic data sources and develops analytical approaches to address forest health issues that affect the sustainability of forest ecosystems.


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Forest Service-USDA
Stop Code 1110
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-1110
(703) 605-5344