Southern Forest Outlook

The Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Southern Research Station and Southern Region, in partnership with the Southern Group of State Foresters, is leading an update to the Southern Forest Assessment Library, with a new regional assessment: the Southern Forest Outlook (SFO). The objective of this update is to inform forest sector decision makers and the interested public about observed trends, anticipated futures, and critical issues based on authoritative synthesis and interpretation of existing science, data and 50-year projections.