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Friday, September 25, 2015 - 11:11am
The following resolutions were approved on September 15, 2015 at the Annual Meeting in Olympic Valley, California. Resolution 2015-01—Tax Reform. This resolution adopts the policy statement, “Tax Policy and its Relationship to Managing and Protecting the Nation’s Forest Resource.”             Policy Statement 2015-01—Tax Reform. This policy statement was adopted by resolution 2015-01. Resolution 2015-02—Endangered Species Act. This resolution adopts the policy statement, “Improving the...
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...
Monday, August 17, 2015 - 4:49pm
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 12:54pm
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...
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, September 27, 2013 - 11:36am
From Thomas Jefferson to Henry Ford and Steve Jobs, visionary leaders embraced possibilities that changed our lives. Life for us is better because someone else saw that it could be. The theme of the NASF Annual Report is Embrace the Possibilities. We need to be forward-looking and forward-thinking to influence what happens to trees and forests in a way that makes people’s lives better. We must help people understand just how important trees and forests are to their daily lives. NASF members...
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Monday, July 19, 2010 - 4:50pm
Senator Blanche LincolnUnited States SenateWashington, D.C. 20510 Senator Jon KylUnited States SenateWashington, DC 20510 RE: The Forestry community encourages your perseverance in reform of the estate tax Dear Senators Lincoln and Kyl: "When a society wants less of something they tax it: The estate tax is a tax on American capital... a tax on the economic mechanism that produces income. Do we truly want to reduce our means of income production in the United States?"-Vernon Smith, Nobel...
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Friday, December 2, 2005 - 12:00am
December 2, 2005 House of RepresentativesWashington, DC 20515 Dear Congressman, On behalf of the National Association of State Foresters, I am writing to encourage your support for the Timber Tax Act of 2005 (H.R. 3883). Tax policy has important impacts on forest management, as it influences the decisions made by the forest industry. Recent research conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers found that the U.S. has an effective tax rate that is 16 percent above the median of other countries. Policy...