This week NASF President Randy Dye testified on invasive species before the House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation. During his testimony, Mr. Dye stressed the importance of continued and improved collaboration between federal, state and local partners to help deal with the increasing issue of invasive species on all forest land.
Are you an aspiring photographer? The NASF Foundation is taking applications and portfolios for the 2013 Photo Fellowship and has extended the deadline to Friday, May 24.
This year's fellowship theme is "Embrace the Possibilities" and the chosen fellow will be provided funding for stipend and travel to five states to be determined by the Foundation. The final fellowship photos will be unveiled at the NASF Annual Meeting in September and will be used in various NASF publications and outreach efforts.
The weather is turning warmer and many people are venturing outside to enjoy the great outdoors. Now is the perfect time to remind campers, home improvement do-it-yourselfers and outdoor recreationists how important it is to be safe with fire.
As many Western states approach the beginning of wildfire season and the South continues their battle with wildland fires, many states are sponsoring wildland fire prevention events and weeks.
NASF has been working to update our fire prevention educational materials in an effort to provide more complete resources for outreach purposes. Visit the NASF Educational Materials Store to find clearance items, updated pamphlets and new Smokey Bear designs.
Are you an aspiring photographer? The NASF Foundation is taking applications and portfolios for the 2013 Photo Fellowship now through Friday, May 17. This year's fellowship theme is "Embrace the Possibilities" and the chosen fellow will be provided funding to travel to five states determined by the Foundation.
This week NASF teamed up with the Coalition Against Forest Pests to submit written testimony to the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies. The testimony encouraged the continued funding for programs at the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).
This week NASF joined a coalition of forestry organizations to present comments to the Committee on Ways and Means regarding the Tax Working Group process. The letter expressed coalition views on the existing tax treatment of working forests across America.
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