Sustainable forest management depends on active program involvement. Here are ways you can support the American Tree Farm System® and our mission. Complete and submit the form below. You will be connected to your State Tree Farm Program.
ATFS Certified Tree Farmer
ATFS includes 27 million acres of certified forestland managed by America's family forest owners who are meeting the highest standards of sustainability and managing their lands for water, wildlife, wood and recreation.
Certified Tree Farmers meet the following criteria:
- Own 10 acres or more
- Manage the property under a written management plan that accounts for water quality, wildlife habitat, soil conservation as well as forest product production
- Protect the land from fire, insects, disease and destructive grazing.
Create a MyLandPlan account and map your land
Volunteer ATFS Certified Tree Farm Inspector
Our more than 4,400 volunteer ATFS Tree Farm Inspectors are the backbone of our program. These foresters and natural resource professionals help keep the mission and vision of ATFS alive every day. Ready to take your membership to the next level? Learn more…
Become a Supporter
You don’t have to farm trees to help us achieve our mission. We depend on foundation, corporate, government, and local grants, corporate contributions, and donations from individuals. You can support the environment by supporting ATFS. Learn more…