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gosullivan
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 11:36am
The NASF Annual Report outlines accomplishments of the past year.
gosullivan
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 2:59pm
September 16, 2013   The Honorable Harold Rogers United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515   The Honorable Nita Lowey United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515   The Honorable Michael K. Simpson United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515   The Honorable James P. Moran United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515   Dear Chairman Rogers, Ranking Member Lowey, Chairman Simpson, and Ranking Member Moran:   The undersigned...
gosullivan
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 12:25pm
The Honorable Jack Reed United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Lisa Murkowski United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Murkowski, We are facing another terrible fire season that is costing lives, damaging properties and harming our public lands and the many resources and jobs that they provide. Once again, the USDA Forest Service has been forced to begin transferring funds from important forest management, restoration, and public...
gosullivan
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 12:17pm
The Honorable Michael K. Simpson United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable James P. Moran United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran, We are facing another terrible fire season that is costing lives, damaging properties and harming our public lands and the many resources and jobs that they provide. Once again, the USDA Forest Service has been forced to begin transferring funds from important...
tbeckman
Friday, August 9, 2013 - 8:49am
Attached are the comments and suggestions offered to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative in regards to their SFI Standards.
tbeckman
Friday, August 9, 2013 - 8:46am
Dear Administrator McCarthy: The recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacating EPA's Deferral Rule for biogenic carbon emissions under the Tailoring Rule has created significant uncertainty for biomass and forest products facilities that have begun operations, construction, or major modifications since the July 20, 2011, effective date of the Deferral Rule. Companies and municipalities have made – and are planning to make – significant capital...
gosullivan
Friday, July 26, 2013 - 12:33pm
National Association of State Foresters State Forestry Statistics Communications Project REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Request for Proposals Date: July 26, 2013Proposal Submission Deadline: 5:00 pm EST, August 23, 2013 The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) is requesting proposals from qualified firms/consultants to develop and implement a multi-tiered communications effort surrounding a set of state forestry statistics.
tbeckman
Friday, July 26, 2013 - 12:03pm
Dear Director Burwell, Secretary Vilsack and Secretary Jewell: We are writing to add urgency and support to the recent Call to Action issued by Senators Wyden, Murkowski, Udall and Risch (Letter, 6/28/13) regarding the need for a new fire funding approach that does not pit emergency wildfire preparedness and suppression against proactive forest management programs that can actually reduce the need for emergency expenditures in the future. The current federal approach to funding wildland fire...
gosullivan
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.
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...

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