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Southern Forests for the Future

The forests of the southern United States are a vital natural asset for the region, the country, and the world. Southern Forests for the Future seeks to raise awareness about this important natural resource and the ecosystem services forests provide, such as fresh water, timber and recreation. We welcome you to learn more about these forests by exploring data, maps, and other information to highlight key features and trends for southern forests.

This project is made possible by the

Explore The Maps

Explore the forests with our interactive map. Select from map themes such as Forest Cover Gain/Loss or Suburbanization. Find a location by entering an address or place name. View a demonstration of the map viewer.

Google Earth