Requests for Special Project Proposals for Fiscal Year 2016 in the following four special program areas administered by Forest Health Protection within State and Private Forestry.
Forest Health Monitoring Program, Evaluation Monitoring (EM)
A component of the Forest Health Monitoring program designed to determine the extent, severity, and causes of undesirable changes in forest health.
2017 EM Proposal Instructions and Guidelines (2.39 MB DOCX)
Special Technology Development Program (STDP)
A program to apply research results by developing cutting edge technologies and field operation methods that improve the ability of field specialists to restore and protect America’s forests.
2017 STDP New Project Proposal Form (560 KB PDF)
2017 STDP Progress Report Template (116 KB DOC)
2017 STDP Final Report Template (98 KB DOC)
Forest Service Pesticide Impact Assessment Program (FS-PIAP)
A program to evaluate the benefits and impacts of pesticide use in forest environments.
2017 FS-PIAP Proposal Instructions and Guidelines (218 KB PDF)
Biological Control of Invasive Plants (BCIP)
A program to develop technologies that address the spread and impacts of invasive plants.
2017 BCIP Proposal Instructions and Guidelines (190 KB PDF)