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intern2
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 11:41am
February 9, 2015 Dear Mr. Donnay, The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the USDA Forest Service (Forest Service) Information Collection: Good Neighbor Agreement With State Cooperators, 79 Fed. Reg. 73026 (Dec. 9, 2014). NASF is comprised of the heads of the state forestry agencies in all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories. State foresters directly manage more than 63 million acres of publicly owned land and...
intern2
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 10:51am
May 22, 2015 Dear Director Donovan,  The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) writes to urge swift review and approval of the Information Collection: Good Neighbor Agreements with State Cooperators (80 Fed. Reg. 12144, March 6, 2015) by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). NASF represents the heads of the state forestry agencies in all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories. State foresters have a long history of working with federal partners to...
intern2
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:27am
Dear Mr. Donnay: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the USDA Forest Service (Forest Service) Information Collection: Good Neighbor Agreement With State Cooperators, 79 Fed. Reg. 73026 (Dec. 9, 2014). NASF is comprised of the heads of the state forestry agencies in all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories. State foresters directly manage more than 63 million acres of publicly owned land and administer technical...
acooke
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 5:21pm
The National Association of State Foresters has submitted comments in response to the proposed interim rule for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) issued by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) (79 Fed. Reg. 65836). NASF has a strong interest in Farm Bill implementation, particularly as it applies to those programs authorized under the Conservation Title. Programs such as CSP are integral to the programs and policies contained in the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act (PL...
tbeckman
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 8:51am
Dear Chairman Lucas and Ranking Member Peterson: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) greatly appreciates your efforts to include robust forestry and conservation titles as part of the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (HR 2642). State Foresters deliver technical and financial assistance, and forest health, water and wildfire protection for more than two-thirds of America’s forests. Our members work in close partnership with the Forest Service and the Natural...
tbeckman
Friday, July 12, 2013 - 8:43am
Dear Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Cochran: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) greatly appreciates your efforts to include robust forestry and conservation titles as part of the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 (S 954). State Foresters deliver technical and financial assistance, and forest health, water and wildfire protection for more than two-thirds of America’s forests. Our members work in close partnership with the Forest Service and the Natural...
tbeckman
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 8:36am
Dear Speaker Boehner: America’s agriculture, conservation, rural development, finance, forestry, energy and crop insurance companies and organizations strongly urge you to bring the Farm Bill (H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013) back to the Floor as soon as possible. This important legislation supports our nation’s farmers, ranchers, forest owners, food security, natural resources and wildlife habitats, rural communities, and the 16 million Americans whose...
tbeckman
Friday, November 30, 2012 - 10:02am
Dear Speaker Boehner and Leaders Cantor and Pelosi: On behalf of the millions of forest owners, conservationists, hunters, anglers, forest product manufacturers, and natural resource professionals represented in the Forests in the Farm Bill Coalition, we are writing to urge you to pass comprehensive five-year Farm Bill legislation. We know there are many important issues facing our federal government, and we are aware that there are policy matters in Farm Bill titles still seeking consensus....
tbeckman
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 1:15pm
Dear Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Cantor, Minority Leader Pelosi and Minority Whip Hoyer: The undersigned organizations, representing the farming, livestock, specialty crop, feed, rural development, nutrition, health, conservation, woodland owners, municipalities, trade, manufacturing, agricultural research, crop insurance and renewable energy communities, respectfully request passage of a new five-year farm bill to be signed into law before the end of the legislative session in December...
gosullivan
Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 9:38am
July 6, 2012 The Honorable Frank Lucas U.S. House of Representatives Rayburn House Office Building, Room: 2311 Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Collin Peterson U.S. House of Representatives Rayburn House Office Building, Room: 2211 Dear Chairman Lucas and Ranking Member Peterson, On behalf of the millions of forest owners, conservationists, hunters, anglers, forest product manufacturers, and natural resource professionals represented in the Forests in the Farm Bill...