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acooke
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 4:28pm
The 2015 NASF Annual report highlights the theme Adapting to Change, which is as relevant in the natural world as it is in the worlds of agencies and associations. Like forests, the policy, communications and partnership environments in which NASF operates are dynamic ecosystems. Issues and the people behind them are constantly changing. In this year's report you will see this theme illustrated by our NASF Foundation photography fellows. You will see our work on important priorities such as the...
acooke
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 9:39am
Every two years the National Association of State Foresters conducts a survey of its 59 State Forester members. The survey aims to capture key information about the non-federal forestlands in the United States and the role of State Foresters in enhancing their value, representing public interests, and protecting these lands from fire, disease, fragmentation and other resource threats. The survey includes information about forestry programs, agency budgets, and funding support pertinent to each...
acooke
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....
gosullivan
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.
gosullivan
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.
gosullivan
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...