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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 12:04pm
The National Association of State Foresters’ (NASF) FY 2013-2014 annual report is more than just an update on association accomplishments.  It is a testament to what engaged State Foresters, hard-working staff, and supportive partners did to help keep America’s working forests working.  NASF is a leader in defining working forests along the full continuum from urban to rural lands. Whether people live near a single tree or deep in the woods, the work of State Foresters benefits all Americans....
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.
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 4:07pm
Introduced by Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA-6th) and co-sponsors Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-3rd) and Barbara Lee (D-CA-13) on April 26, 2013.
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 1:15pm
A summary of Association activities for the 2012 fiscal year.
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)
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 11:34am
Introduction This briefing paper provides current information related to the national issue of stormwater runoff in urban areas. State foresters can provide assistance to integrate trees and forests into green infrastructure planning and implementation to address this important issue. Stormwater runoff is a significant contributor to water quality impairments, especially in developing and urban areas. Urban stormwater runoff affects water quality and quantity, habitat and biological resources,...
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)
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)
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...