Friday, August 9, 2013 - 8:49am
Attached are the comments and suggestions offered to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative in regards to their SFI Standards.
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.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 10:07am
Dear Congresswoman Matsui:
The Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) would like to thank you for your commitment to energy conservation and your recognition of the role properly placed trees have in mitigating greenhouse gasses and reducing electricity consumption. We write today in support of your efforts to assist retail power providers with the establishment and operation of targeted residential tree planting programs through your recently introduced bill HR 1807 “The Residential Energy...
Monday, March 11, 2013 - 2:58pm
Summary of results from FY 2010 survey of state forester statistics. Includes final report and supporting database.
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Friday, December 7, 2012 - 10:17am
The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) is a non-profit organization that represents the directors of all 50 state forestry agencies, the eight U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. State Foresters deliver technical and financial assistance, and forest health, water and wildfire protection on over half of the nation’s forestland, which is held in private or non-federal public ownership. They are also key stakeholders and often cooperators in the management of federal lands...
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 1:15pm
A summary of Association activities for the 2012 fiscal year.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 3:43pm
The appendix document contains fact sheets for all 59 member states, districts and territories.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 3:31pm
Healthy forests in America are critical to public health and well-being and are as integral to our national infrastructure as roads and bridges. Encompassing two-thirds of the vast landscape of America’s forests, state and private lands filter our air and water, provide jobs and the bulk of the nation’s wood supply, and are places where people seek out and enjoy wildlife and nature. America’s state and private forests are served by a sophisticated, ecologically-responsive suite of programs that...
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 11:35am
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: Council of Western State Foresters
ISSUE OF CONCERN: Landscape-Scale Forest Management in the Vicinity of Federal Lands
BACKGROUND:There is increasing consensus that sustaining and enhancing the health of forests in the U.S. requires a collaborative, landscape-scale approach. Forests across the nation face an increasing host of threats, including climate change, wildland fire, and insect and disease infestations. The one commonality among these threats is that they cross...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, April 29, 2011 - 8:29am
Commissioned by the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), the bi-partisan polling team of Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (D) and Public Opinion Strategies (R) recently partnered to complete a nationwide survey of voters to assess key public perceptions and values related to forests.The new results reveal a striking consensus among Americans:
Voters strongly value the nation's forests, especially as sources of clean air and water.
Voters have an increased...