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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.
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.
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)
Sunday, September 19, 2010 - 4:48pm
A briefing paper from the National Association of State Foresters prepared by the Urban and Community Forestry Committee Background Urban trees can play a significant role in State air quality plans. State air quality authorities are encouraged to adopt tree planting and urban canopy conservation and management as innovative, voluntary measures for improving air quality. NASF has published a primer on assessing urban forest canopy cover emphasizing the value in planting trees and maintaining...
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...