LANDFIRE (LF) is a multi-organizational program whose work is completed with the cooperation of several groups working together over the course of the last decade. The LF Program has a rich history of actively seeking and forming partnerships with other mapping and data programs.
LF is collaborative by nature, and has enjoyed many productive relationships with our various partners during the last decade. These collaborators help LF achieve important goals and extend the breadth of product development and applications. Learn more about these collaborator stories.
LF benefits from the following partner relationships
A LF Principal Partner is an organization and/or individual with a strong, vested interest in LF and shares many common goals. Principal Partners serve as sponsors and provide financial support and programmatic direction.
|U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI)
The DOI is the United States federal executive department of the U.S. government responsible for the management and conservation of most federal land and natural resources.
|U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service (FS)
The FS is an agency of the USDA that administers the nation's 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands.
A LF Major Partner is an organization and/or individual with unique expertise and interest in LF and demonstrates a willingness to apply their expertise to LF initiatives and efforts. Major Partners may provide or receive funds to/from LF to accomplish mutual goals, but that is on a case-by-case basis.
|The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
TNC is a charitable environmental organization whose mission is to "conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends."
|U.S. DOI USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
EROS Center is a remotely sensed data management, systems development, and research field center.
|National Gap Analysis Program (GAP)
GAP is a nationwide program that assesses and supports the overall conservation status of wildlife and is implemented in coordination with state and regional programs.
|USDA FS Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS)
RMRS is one of five regional units that make up the FS Research and Development natural resources research organization.
|USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA)
FIA is the Nation's continuous forest census, reporting on the status and trends in forests; species, size, and health of trees; total tree growth, mortality, and harvesting; wood production and utilization; and forest land ownership.
A LF Supporting Partner is an organization and/or individual targeted to receive LF products and services. Supporting Partners often provide data or services to LF as part of their general operation without specific, value-added processing.