USDA FOREST SERVICE : Strategic Planning and Resource Assessment

Management's Discussion and Analysis

Mission Statement

The mission of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service is to:

Sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation’s forest and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.

The Forest Service’s commitment to land stewardship and public service is the framework within which the national forests and grasslands are managed.