U.S. Environmental Threat Assessment Centers


Healthy Forest
Title VI Sec. 601 of the Healthy Forest Restoration Act of 2003 (HFRA) instructs the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a program to monitor forest stands (with emphasis on hardwood forests) on National Forest System lands (other than those units created from the public domain) and private lands to improve detection of and response to environmental threats including: insects, diseases, invasive species, fire, weather-related risks and other episodic events.

Regional Threat Centers

Contact: William W. Hargrove (hnw@geobabble.org)