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Friday, April 11, 2008 - 12:00am
Testimony of Leah MacSwords Vice President, National Association of State Foresters State Forester of Kentucky Before the House Natural Resources Committee on the Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement (FLAME) Act and the Emergency Wildland Fire Response Act (EWFRA) April 10, 2008   On behalf of the National Association of State Foresters, I thank Chairman Rahall and Ranking Member Young for the opportunity to appear before the Committee today. The National Association of State...
Anonymous (not verified)
Saturday, March 29, 2008 - 12:00am
Dear Congressmen Rahall, Dicks and Grijalva:The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) would like to congratulate you on the introduction of H.R. 5541, the Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act (FLAME Act). We share and support your intent and pursuit to find an alternative to the current emergency wildland fire suppression mechanisms that have a crippling impact on the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and the Department of the Interior (DOI). The FY09 President’s budget...
Anonymous (not verified)
Thursday, March 13, 2008 - 12:00am
Written Public Testimony of the National Association of State Foresters Submitted to the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) appreciates the opportunity to submit written public testimony to the Committee regarding our appropriations recommendations for fiscal year 2009. Our priorities center entirely on the US Forest Service agency appropriation for State and Private Forestry (S&...
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, March 5, 2008 - 11:21am
NASF recommends an approach to the Farm Bill that encourages stronger public and private partnerships, sustainable forests, enhanced interagency relationships, and improved services to landowners to promote the retention, protection, and sustainable management of their forestland.  
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, March 5, 2008 - 12:00am
March 5, 2008 Representative Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin US House of RepresentativesWashington DC 20515 Dear Representative Herseth Sandlin, The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) would like to offer our support of HR 5236, the Renewable Biomass Facilitation Act. Your foresight in introducing this bill will help to ensure that the definition of renewable biomass takes full advantage of all reasonable sources of biomass feedstock. NASF represents the directors of all 50 State Forestry...
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Monday, March 3, 2008 - 8:16pm
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Anonymous (not verified)
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 8:15pm
Periodically, the President of NASF, Committee chairs, or other representative send letters to Congress, the USDA Forest Service and other partners urging their support of important forestry issues. Below are the most recent of those letters. To sort documents by issue, click "Advanced View" above.
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Thursday, February 7, 2008 - 12:00am
February 7, 2008 The Honorable John Dingell US House of Representatives Washington DC The Honorable Joe Barton US House of Representatives Washington DC   Dear Chairman Dingell and Ranking Member Barton, The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) urges Congress to modify the definition of renewable biomass in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) provision. As currently written, the definition restricts the types of feedstock that can be used as well as limiting where that feedstock...
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Monday, February 4, 2008 - 8:05am
February 4, 2008 Senator Joseph LiebermanChairman, Subcommittee on Private Sector Global WarmingSenate Hart 706 Washington, DC 20010 Senator John WarnerRanking Member, Subcommittee on Private Sector Global WarmingSenate Russell 225Washington, DC 20010 Dear Chairman Lieberman and Ranking Member Warner: As a broad and diverse group of domestic forestry interests, we appreciate your efforts to tackle global climate change through the development of carbon offset markets within climate legislation...
Anonymous (not verified)
Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 12:22pm
NASF continually surveys all states to determine progress in identifying communities-at-risk and developing Community Wildfire Protection Plans. The FY2007 data was collected through the U.S. Forest Service’s National Fire Plan Operations & Reporting System (NFPORS), and reflects data accomplishments through September 30, 2007.

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