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Monday, August 17, 2015 - 4:49pm
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 2:11pm
A summary of the policy position resolutions approved by the NASF members at the 2014 NASF Annual Meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Role of State and Local Government in Wildfire Response and Management This resolution addresses the need to reinforce the mission, roles, responsibilities, and importance of state and local government in wildland fire response and management, and ensure adequate federal funding and logistical support.  Forest Health Strategic Plan This resolution addresses the ...
Friday, October 4, 2013 - 3:25pm
A summary of the policy position resolutions approved by the NASF members at the 2013 NASF Annual Meeting in Hot Springs, Virginia.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 1:01pm
Attached is the APHIS and Invasive Forest Pests Resolution that was approved at the 2013 NASF Annual Meeting.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 12:56pm
The Federal Forests Resolution was approved at the 2013 NASF Annual Meeting. NASF members know that federal forests face forest health problems (insects, disease, wildfire, invasive species) of staggering magnitude. The agencies charged with managing these forests also face serious challenges from cumbersome regulations, declining budgets coupled with high administrative costs and increasing fire suppression expenses, and the departure of employees with institutional knowledge and skills to...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 12:54pm
Attached is the LWCF Resolution (includes Forest Legacy Program) that was approved at the 2013 NASF Annual Meeting.
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 4:00pm
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: Forest Science & Health Committee; Southern Group of State Foresters ISSUE OF CONCERN: Maintain maximum relevance and utility of the FIA program BACKGROUND: A current and accurate forest inventory is a threshold requirement if we are to conserve and restore all of America's forests. The inventory must address the rapidly emerging issues of climate change, carbon, biomass, and land use change. But portions of the nation's forests are not being inventoried, funding is...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, September 19, 1997 - 12:00am
Approving the New Forest Health Policy Statement Forest Health is a large and growing concern across the U.S. and the world. Natural and human caused stressors can reduce the resiliency, productivity, and value of forests if allowed to spread and worsen unchecked. The State Foresters are all engaged in the detection, monitoring, and suppression of forest health problems, and, as leaders in the forestry community, can help constituents define desired future conditions for their forests and move...
Anonymous (not verified)
Tuesday, September 17, 1996 - 12:00am
Relating to Forest Health WHEREAS, the NASF recognizes there are serious forest health problems facing the nation; and WHEREAS, comprehensive aggressive action has been lacking to address this problem; and WHEREAS, the public has been lead to believe that salvage is the only forest health tool. Such confusion is not conducive to resolving our serious forest health problems; and WHEREAS, the Forest Service has been drafting such a forest health policy since October, 1995 with extensive input...
Anonymous (not verified)
Thursday, September 28, 1995 - 12:00am
A Resolution Concerning Forest Inventory and Analysis Database and Database Management Systems WHEREAS: The Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program contained within the Research Unit, U.S. Department, Forest Service periodically collects data on forest resources in partnership with the states, and WHEREAS: The data provides essential information on the extent, health and condition of forests on all ownership within the United States, and WHEREAS: This data is used to help frame forest...