Through its policy work, the Southern Group of State Foresters (SGSF) provides a unified voice to guide federal policy and legislation that impacts southern forests and southern state forestry agencies.
SGSF policy and legislation efforts facilitate the perpetuation, conservation and sustainable management of healthy southern forests, both public and private.
Investment in State & Private ForestsLearn More
Learn how our members are implementing recent legislative investments.
Assisting LandownersLearn More
Learn how we assist private landowners to help them achieve their goals
Addressing Wildland Fire IssuesLearn More
We are addressing increased wildfire activity around the country and its impact on society.
Supporting State-led InitiativesLearn More
We recognize the successful region-wide impact states have had on addressing emerging issues.
Supporting Strong MarketsLearn More
Discover the importance of strong and diverse markets for forest sustainability
Ensuring Sound DecisionsLearn More
We advocate for forest policy decisions founded on good science
Encouraging Sustainable CommunitiesLearn More
We promote landscape-level community planning to promote retention of forestland.