Friday, November 15, 2013 - 10:26am
Dear Chairwoman Stabenow, Senator Cochran, Chairman Lucas, and Ranking Member Peterson:
We write to express our support to retain without amendment the Silvicultural Activities provision in the final version of the Farm Bill, H.R. 2642 -- the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act, in. The House of Representatives added this provision to the bill by unanimous voice vote. The provision is identical to bipartisan legislation, the Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act (H.R. 2026),...
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 8:21am
Written by Florida State Forester Jim Karels and South Carolina State Forester & NASF Forest Markets Committee Chair Gene Kodama.
The article addresses how the South maintains sustainable forests through their robust forest markets programs.
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 10:21pm
Information and form for the 2013 Log A Load for Kids Awards.
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 12:33pm
The undersigned organizations represent state agencies charged with implementation of the Clean Water Act, and protection of natural resources, fish, wildlife, forests, floodplains and the environment. We appreciate the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) effort to prepare the September 2013 draft report, Connectivity of Streams and Wetlands to Downstream Waters: A Review and Synthesis of the Scientific Evidence. We are pleased to offer the following shared perspectives.
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 3:08pm
Background on the awards given out at the 2013 NASF Annual Meeting in Hot Springs, VA.
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 10:34am
Dear Chief Tidwell,
We are writing to first thank you for your continued leadership in promoting wood as a green building material. We ask that you renew your commitment to this effort by investing $1 million in your FY2015 budget for a partnership between WoodWorks and the US Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory to bring products to market especially in the nonresidential building sector.
As you know, our diverse group of organizations is united around the idea that increasing the use of...
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 10:29am
Our groups are members of the Fire Suppression Funding Solutions Partner Caucus and we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the tremendous leadership you demonstrated in ensuring that the fiscal year (FY) 2014 continuing resolution included a reimbursement of non-fire funds transferred to pay for fire suppression at the USDA Forest Service and Department of the Interior in FY 2013. Repayment of these funds will help minimize further disruption caused by the transfers. However,...
Friday, October 4, 2013 - 3:25pm
A summary of the policy position resolutions approved by the NASF members at the 2013 NASF Annual Meeting in Hot Springs, Virginia.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 1:03pm
Attached is the Virginia Staff Recognition Resolution approved at the 2013 NASF Annual Meeting.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 1:01pm
Attached is the APHIS and Invasive Forest Pests Resolution that was approved at the 2013 NASF Annual Meeting.