U.S. Forest Service – Eastern and Southern Regions


Established in 1905, the Forest Service is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and manages public lands in national forests and grasslands. It is the largest forestry research organization in the world and provides technical and financial assistance to state and private forestry agencies. The job of Forest Service managers is to help people share and enjoy the forest, while conserving the environment for generations yet to come.

Board Members

Eastern Region: Joe Koloski (interim), State and Private Forestry Northeast Field Representative

Southern Region:  vacant