USDA Forest Service

Pacific Southwest Research Station


Pacific Southwest Research Station
800 Buchanan Street
West Annex Building
Albany, CA 94710-0011

(510) 559-6300

United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service. USDA logo which links to the department's national site. Forest Service logo which links to the agency's national site.

Locations and Laboratories

Placerville - Institute of Forest Genetics

The Institute of Forest Genetics, Placerville facility is utilized by three research work units. The Placerville facility has been an active site of forest biology research since 1925.


Institute of Forest Genetics - (RWU-4103)

National Forest Genetics Laboratory - (NFGEL)

Chemical Ecology and Management of Forest Insects - (RWU-4502)

The Institute of Forest Genetics in Placerville, California, is a field research facility of the Pacific Southwest Research Station, headquartered in Albany, California. The laboratory and research station are part of the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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