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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...
tbeckman
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 3:06pm
To Whom it May Concern: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) is a non-profit organization comprised of the directors of forestry agencies in the states, territories and the District of Columbia of the United States. As leaders in natural resource management across the country we strongly support a goal of preventing the man-caused extinction of plant and animal species. Our principal clientele are private forest landowners in the United States. We appreciate that U. S. Fish &...
gosullivan
Monday, July 2, 2012 - 9:00am
Ron Buckhalt Office of Procurement and Property Management RE: Comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement amendments. The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) respectfully submits the following comments in response to the USDA, Office of Procurement and Property Management publication of the Proposed rule and amendments regarding Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement (...
gosullivan
Friday, June 22, 2012 - 9:40pm
June 22, 2012 Jeremy Bauer Water Docket, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Mailcode: 2822T 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20460 Attention: Water Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OW-2012-0195 Dear Mr. Bauer: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF)1 and the Association of Clean Water Administrators (ACWA)2 appreciate the opportunity to comment on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency`s (EPA’s) notice of intent (NOI) to revise stormwater regulations to specify that a Clean...
tbeckman
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 2:13pm
Dear Senator: Our organizations – representing business owners, forest landowners, sportsmen and women, outdoor recreation enthusiasts and conservationists – urge your opposition to Amendment #2313, introduced by Sen. Mike Lee (RUT). Lee Amendment #2313 to the Senate Farm Bill would permanently eliminate the Forest Legacy Program (FLP), a highly successful Cooperative Forestry program funded through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The Forest Legacy Program is a voluntary, grant-...
tbeckman
Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 12:19pm
Dear Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Boehner, and Minority Leader Pelosi: We are large and small organizations, businesses and landowners from all across America who believe that the Conservation Title of the Farm Bill is vital to the future of our country’s natural resources. We commend the efforts of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees to move the Farm Bill forward in these fiscally challenging times, but as this process progresses, we urge that no further...
tbeckman
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 12:45pm
Dear Chairman Lucas and Ranking Member Peterson: As the House Agriculture Committee considers programs and funding for the 2012 Farm Bill, the approximately 90 undersigned organizations request your support for the inclusion of permanent reauthorization of the Stewardship Contracting Authority, with no changes, in the 2012 Farm Bill. First enacted as a pilot program in the FY1999 Interior Appropriations bill and then reauthorized for another 10 years within the 2003 Omnibus Public Lands bill,...
tbeckman
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 12:40pm
Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell: 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 request that you bring the bi-partisan Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012, before the full Senate for consideration in an open process, as soon as possible. We know there are many issues facing the U.S. Senate and we are aware that there...
admin
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 10:41am
Dear Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts: As the Senate Agriculture Committee considers programs and funding for the 2012 Farm Bill, the undersigned organizations request your support for the inclusion of permanent reauthorization of the Stewardship Contracting Authority, with no changes, in the 2012 Farm Bill. First enacted as a pilot program in the FY1999 Interior Appropriations bill and then reauthorized for another 10 years within the 2003 Omnibus Public Lands bill, stewardship...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, March 23, 2012 - 9:40am
Dear Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran: The undersigned organizations collectively believe in the importance and utility of up-to-date inventory and analysis on forests in the United States. The USDA Forest Service-Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program provides critical information that enables sound policy and forest management decisions. We fully recognize the difficult decisions that come with addressing reductions to the Federal budget and ask your support to fund FIA at no...

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