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Anonymous (not verified)
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 12:07pm
Dear Ms. Pfeifer:The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) commends the Vibrant Cities &Urban Forests Task Force (Task Force) for their efforts to deliver recommendations regarding the future of urban forestry in the United States. State foresters share the vision of the Task Force that a diverse, growing, accessible urban forest will be considered fundamental to healthy, sustainable communities, neighborhoods and people. We greatly appreciated the invitation to have two state...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, September 30, 2011 - 4:25pm
Dear Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts: The Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) represents city mayors, community nonprofits, nationalassociations, nursery and landscape professionals, urban planners, city managers, public worksprofessionals, arborists, utility professionals, foresters, scientists, and others nationwide. Workingtogether since 2004, these diverse professionals monitor, care and advocate for urban trees and greeninfrastructure. We are pleased to offer...
Anonymous (not verified)
Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 7:16pm
Dear Chairwoman Velazquez, Chairwoman Landrieu, Chairman Serrano and Chairman Durbin: The 101st Congress convened at a time when the United States was experiencing a widespread economic downturn. The 1990-91 recession left employment declines greater than any period in the previous five decades. In response, Congress authorized the National Small Business Tree Planting Program as one of a number of policy tools to spur "rapid increases in employment opportunities in local communities" (P.L. 101...
Anonymous (not verified)
Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 5:57am
The Honorable Nancy PelosiUnited States House of Representatives235 Cannon HOBWashington DC 20515 The Honorable Harry ReidUnited States Senate528 Hart Senate Office BldgWashington, DC 20510 The Honorable Richard DurbinUnited States Senate309 Hart Senate Office BuildingWashington, DC 20510 The Honorable Steny HoyerUnited States House of Representatives1705 Longworth H.O.B.Washington, DC  20515 Dear Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Senator Durbin and Representative Hoyer: The National...
Anonymous (not verified)
Saturday, May 15, 2004 - 3:00pm
May 18, 2004 Mr. Joel HoltropDeputy Chief, State and Private ForestryUSDA Forest ServiceWashington, D.C. 20090-6090 Dear Joel: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) is writing to clarify our position on the allocation formula for the Urban and Community Forestry Program developed by the USDA Forest Service. We have worked long and hard to reach agreement within our organization and with the Forest Service on a new formula that meets Congressional intent while enabling every state...