USDA Forest Service

The Western Forestry Leadership Coalition (WFLC) works closely with the following branches of the USDA Forest Service:

  • National Forest System (NFS)
  • State and Private Forestry (S&PF)
  • Research and Development

Eleven of WFLC’s 34 members represent the Western leadership of the Forest Service, including:  

  • Seven regional foresters  
  • Three station directors 
  • One forest products laboratory director

WFLC members and staff also work closely with the Western State & Private Forestry directors. 

The WFLC Executive Board includes two regional foresters, one station director and one S&PF director.

The Council of Western State Foresters receives funding from the Forest Service to implement the work of WFLC.