Friday, July 19, 2013 - 11:29am
The FY2012 State and Private Forestry Report and supporting Appendix of State Fact Sheets gives an overview of success stories in the different programs that fall under the State and Private Forestry department of the USDA Forest Service. This year's report is titled Forests: An Investment in the Future and features at least one success story from each of NASF's 59 member states, territories and districts.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 2:04pm
Report to the Secretary of Agriculture
Forestry Research Advisory Council
July 2, 2013
Our nation’s forests contribute clean water, wildlife, carbon sequestration, jobs for rural communities, recreation, wood, energy, and other bio-based products. All forestlands, from the smallest family-owned parcel to the vast tracks of national forests, are key contributors to these goods and services. Threats to U.S. forests and the services they provide are increasing in intensity and scope....
Monday, March 11, 2013 - 2:58pm
Summary of results from FY 2010 survey of state forester statistics. Includes final report and supporting database.
View Executive Summary
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 1:15pm
A summary of Association activities for the 2012 fiscal year.
Monday, July 9, 2012 - 2:04pm
Based on responses from all 50 state forestry agency surveys, this report outlines 2011 national and regional prescribed fire activity, state prescribed fire programs, and identifies impediments limiting prescribed fire use. The results of the survey show that all federal, state, and private prescribed fire use in the U.S during 2011 totaled an estimated 20.2 million acres.
Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 11:32am
NASF supports the efforts of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell to advance a shared vision for the nation's forests based on an all-lands approach to conservation. An all-lands vision for forests must recognize the value of all forests and trees-rural and urban, public and private-in all states and U.S. territories. While NASF's recommendations focus on state and private forests, we recognize that public benefits as well as...
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 3:43pm
The appendix document contains fact sheets for all 59 member states, districts and territories.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 3:31pm
Healthy forests in America are critical to public health and well-being and are as integral to our national infrastructure as roads and bridges. Encompassing two-thirds of the vast landscape of America’s forests, state and private lands filter our air and water, provide jobs and the bulk of the nation’s wood supply, and are places where people seek out and enjoy wildlife and nature. America’s state and private forests are served by a sophisticated, ecologically-responsive suite of programs that...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, April 29, 2011 - 8:29am
Commissioned by the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), the bi-partisan polling team of Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R) recently partnered to complete a nationwide survey of voters to assess key public perceptions and values related to forests.The new results reveal a striking consensus among Americans:
Voters strongly value the nation's forests, especially as sources of clean air and water.
Voters have an increased...
Anonymous (not verified)
Monday, October 5, 2009 - 3:08pm
Stewardship is the pursuit of a forest owner’s personal goals within a set of stewardship principles. Taken together, your goals with these principles, serve the overall and long-term health and vigor of your forest or woodlot.
This document is an update of the 2005 publication. A limited supply of hard copies is available -- contact NASF to request hard copies.