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. Learn more about these forests by exploring the interactive mapping data and other information to highlight key features and trends for southern forests.

Explore the forests with an interactive map application developed by the World Resources Institute's Southern Forests for the Future project.   Take me to the map