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Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 4:00pm
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: Urban and Community Forestry Committee ISSUE OF CONCERN: Retiring out-of-date resolutions. BACKGROUND: The NASF Urban and Community Forestry Committee has reviewed the following resolutions and found them to be out-of-date or no longer relevant. • 1996 Resolution 1996-2 (Relating to 2002 Olympic Games and a National Initiative for Urban and Community Forestry).• 1997 Resolution 1997-5 (Relating to Inventory and Assessment of Urban and Community Forests Throughout the...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, December 12, 2008 - 4:57pm
The purpose of this MOU is to provide a general framework of cooperation between NASF and the Arbor Day Foundation concerning the management and delivery of the Tree City USA program. Under the administration of the Arbor Day Foundation and with the endorsement of individual State Foresters, Tree City USA will help America's communities enhance the extent and health of their urban forests. In addition, the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with NASF members, provides an array of...
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 10:00am
*/ ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: NASF Urban and Community Forestry Committee ISSUE OF CONCERN: Promote the Goals of the Tree Campus USA Program Managed and Delivered by the Arbor Day Foundation BACKGROUND: To recognize the Tree Campus USA program's efforts to engage college and university campuses in urban forestry best management practices. Under the administration of the Arbor Day Foundation ("ADF"), Tree Campus USA will help America's colleges and universities demonstrate practices that protect and...
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 - 11:00pm
A Resolution to Promote the Goals of the Tree Line USA Programs Managed and Delivered by the National Arbor Day Foundation PURPOSE: To recognize the Tree Line USA program’s excellence in utility vegetation management practices. Under the administration of the National Arbor Day Foundation (“NADF”), Tree Line USA helps America’s utilities demonstrate practices that protect and enhance America’s urban forests. The program promotes the goals of dependable local utility services and promotes...
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 11:00pm
NASF Resolution No. 2004-4 ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION:Northeastern Area Association of State Foresters ISSUE OF CONCERN:Lack of systematic inventory and assessment of the nation's urban forest resource BACKGROUND:There is no systematic method of continuously assessing the nation's urban forest resource, as there is for timberlands. This prevents the USDA Forest Service and the states from developing resource-based objectives and performance measures for the nation's urban forests and their urban...
Anonymous (not verified)
Thursday, October 5, 2000 - 12:00am
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION:NASF Forest Resource Management Committee ISSUE OF CONCERN:Backyard Woods Initiative BACKGROUND:Built upon the NACD Backyard Conservation Program, a Backyard Woods Program has been initiated by the USDA Forest Service to help bring "the rural forestry message to town." Targeted to landowners with less than ten acres of land, the program is intended to support healthy wooded habitat on private backyards through application of accepted forestry principles. The program is to...
Anonymous (not verified)
Thursday, October 5, 2000 - 12:00am
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION:Cooperative Forest Fire Prevention CommitteeNASF Fire Committee ISSUE OF CONCERN:Fire use and education in the wildland-urban interface. BACKGROUND:Forested landscapes play a vital role in providing water, wood, recreation, and a legacy for future generations. Many forests near urban areas are being developed into communities, creating an interface area where wildland fires greatly threaten homes and resources. The need to eliminate unwanted, human caused fires in these...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, September 19, 1997 - 12:00am
Inventory and Assessment of Urban and Community Forests Throughout the United States Situation: Urban and community forests represent a major component contributing to the quality of life within our communities. The practice of Urban and Community Forestry requires an understanding of the many complexities interacting in the management of tree systems within our communities. Understanding our urban and community forests requires an analysis of base line information offered through inventory...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, September 27, 1996 - 12:00am
Relating to the 2002 Olympic Games and aNational Cooperative Initiative for Urban & Community Forestry WHEREAS, The 2002 Winter Olympics will be held in Salt Lake City and other communities along Utah's Wasatch Front, and WHEREAS, Previous Olympic Games in Lilliehammer, Norway and Atlanta, Georgia have revealed the interest worldwide in environmental issues and the related opportunities for environmental education among Olympic host communities and event attendees, and WHEREAS, The USDA...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, September 27, 1996 - 12:00am
Relating to Wildland / Urban Interface Fire Standards WHEREAS, People are attracted to more rural settings to live and work to escape the noise, congestion, pollution, and crowding in cities, and WHEREAS, Buildings and people that are intermingled with wildland areas constitute wildland / urban interface fire protection problems, and WHEREAS, Interface fires destroy homes, businesses, improvements, and natural resources; threaten lives, disrupt lives and local economics; and are difficult...

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