Forest Health Protection staff of the USDA Forest Service
has the responsibility of managing and coordinating
the proper use of pesticides within the National Forest
System (NFS). It is also responsible for providing technical
advice and support, and for conducting training to maintain
technical expertise. In order to achieve this function,
the Forest Service maintains a cadre of Pesticide
Coordinators and specialists located at Regional
Offices and at some Forest Supervisors Offices. Service
policy and direction on pesticide use is outlined under
Forest Service Manual Chapter 2150.
This website is maintained for the purpose of providing information on Forest Service Policy regarding the use of pesticides on NFS lands and to assist Forest Service personnel on the proper use of pesticides.