The mission of the Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations. On this site you can find data and analysis from the National Report on Sustainable Forests — 2010, a periodic Forest Service report that provides a comprehensive picture of forest conditions in the United States as they relate to the ecological, social and economic dimensions of sustainability. And you can find links to related work being done in the Forest Service, in states and localities, and throughout the world.
Information and analysis on the current state of America’s forests and their sustainability.
Sub-reports for each of 7 criteria and 64 indicators describing forest sustainability — the information base used to build the National Report.
An international group of twelve countries, including the United States, devoted to sustaining temperate and boreal forests around the world.
Forest Service report evaluates current conditions for forests and trees on U.S. agricultural and urban lands and suggests strategies for developing a comprehensive inventory of these resources.