USDA Forest Service
Vegetation Management Solutions

Executive Officers
Jules L. Riley
Lauren J. Payne

United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Enterprise Program United States Department of Agriculture USDA Forest Service Enterprise Program



Our Mission:

We offer services in natural resources management and advanced data technology. We provide a more efficient way to manage and analyze data. Our services help resource specialists have greater access to existing data and display that data in a format that facilitates better resource decisions. This enterprise unit accelerates the application of new technologies for resource management to enable resource managers to stay focused on the resource.

We provide services to federal, state, and local government entities.


Our Staff Expertise:

Project Management

Natural Resources

Information Technology

Contract Administration


Application Development

NEPA Coordination



Project Leadership

Fire Ecology

Data Management


Fire Management

Ecological Modeling



GIS Analysis





Soil Science



Wildlife Biology


Professional Services Offered:

    Environmental Planning & Project Design

o    Predictive Modeling

o    Ecological Restoration

o    NEPA

o    Watershed Analysis

o    Landscape Analysis

o    ESA Consultation

o    GIS Mapping and Spatial Analysis

o    Silvicultural Prescriptions & Stand Exam Design

o    Monitoring Plans

o    Fire & Fuels Management Planning

o    Public and Inter-agency Facilitation and Collaboration

    Contracting & Agreements

o    Contract Package Development

o    Contract Administration and Inspection

o    Grants & Agreements

o    External Agreements

    Assessment & Modeling

o    Condition Assessment

o    Biological Assessments & Evaluations

o    Fire & Fuels Assessments

o    Fire Hazard/Risk Modeling

o    Vegetative Modeling (FVS)

o    Habitat Modeling

o    Predictive Modeling

    Information Technology Services

o    Application Development

o    Data Analysis

o    Data Management

o    Data Migration

o    GIS mapping and spatial analysis

o    FS-Veg Spatial


o    Environmental Monitoring

o    Botanical Surveys

o    Field Data Collection

o    Prescribed Fire Implementation

o    Wetland Delineation

o    Vegetation & Fuels Treatment - Layout & Operations



Enlisting Our Services is Easy:

  Contact one of our staff  to discuss your project

  Agree on tasks, timelines, staffing, costs

  Work order signed by Line Officer and Budget Officer


For agreements within the agency, we have a standard agreement form that can be processed within 1 day.  For other agencies, we utilize various agreements that are already in place.

For more information contact us:

Jules Riley,, 530-310-4478 or
Lauren Payne,, 530-310-4268


US Forest Service - Vegetation Management Solutions Enterprise Team
Last Modified: Monday, 16 December 2013 at 14:19:06 CST

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