Member Agencies

The Southern Group of State Foresters (SGSF) is a non-profit organization consisting of State Foresters from across the South. We believe that strong, healthy forests are important to a stable economy in the South.

Alabama Forestry Commission
P.O. Box 302550
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-2550
Telephone: 334.240.9304
State Forester: Rick Oates

Arkansas Forestry Commission
3821 West Roosevelt Road
Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
Telephone: 501.296.1941
State Forester: Joe Fox

Florida Forest Service
3125 Conner Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1650
Telephone: 850.488.4274
State Forester: Erin Albury

Georgia Forestry Commission
5645 Riggins Mill Road
Dry Branch, Georgia 31020
Telephone: 478.751.3480
State Forester: Tim Lowrimore

Kentucky Division of Forestry
300 Sower Blvd
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Telephone: 502.564.4496
State Forester: Brandon Howard

Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
P.O. Box 1628
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821
Telephone: 225.925.4500
State Forester: Wade Dubea

Mississippi Forestry Commission
660 North Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39202
Telephone: 601.359.2800
State Forester: Russell Bozeman

North Carolina Forest Service
1616 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1616
Telephone: 919.857.4801
Assistant Commissioner: Scott Bissette

Oklahoma Forestry Services
P.O. Box 528804
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73152-8804
Telephone: 405.522.6158
State Forester: Mark Goeller

Puerto Rico Department of Natural & Environmental Resources
P.O. Box 366147
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936
Telephone: 787.724.3647
Director: Farel Velazquez

South Carolina Forestry Commission
5500 Broad River Road
Columbia, South Carolina 29212
Telephone: 803.896.8800
State Forester: Scott Phillips

Tennessee Department of Agriculture - Division of Forestry
P.O. Box 40627
Melrose Station
Nashville, Tennessee 37204
Telephone: 615.837.5411
State Forester: David Arnold

Texas A&M Forest Service
200 Technology Way, Suite 1281
College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: 979.458.6600

Virginia Department of Forestry
900 Natural Resources Drive, Suite 800
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Telephone: 434.977.6555
State Forester: Rob Farrell

U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture
Estate Lower Love
Kings Hill, St. Croix USVI 00850
Telephone: St Croix: 340.778.0997/8
St Thomas: 340.774.5182
Commissioner: Positive T.A. Nelson

USDA Forest Service - Southern Research Station
200 W.T. Weaver Blvd
Asheville, North Carolina 28804
Telephone: 828.257.4832
Director: Robert Doudrick

USDA Forest Service - Region 8
1720 Peachtree Road N.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30367-9102
Telephone: 404.347.4177
Regional Forester: Ken Arney

USDA Forest Service - International Institute of Tropical Forestry
Magaly Figueroa
1201 Calle Ceiba
San Rios, Puerto Rico 00926-1119
Telephone: 787.766.5335
Director: Ariel E. Lugo

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