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tbeckman
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 8:46am
Dear Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Murkowski: The Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) represents community nonprofits, national associations, nursery and landscape professionals, landscape architects, urban planners, city managers, public works professionals, arborists, utility professionals, conservationists, foresters, scientists, and others nationwide. Working together since 2004, these diverse professionals monitor, care and advocate for urban trees and green infrastructure....
tbeckman
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 8:42am
Written Public Testimony from Members of the Coalition Against Forest Pests Alliance for Community Trees, American Forest & Paper Association, American Forests, American Forest Foundation, California Forest Pest Council, National Association of Conservation Districts, National Alliance of Forest Owners, National Association of State Foresters, National Woodland Owners Association, Society of American Florists, Society of American Foresters, The Davey Tree Expert Company, The Nature...
tbeckman
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 10:03am
Written Public Testimony from Members of the Coalition Against Forest Pests Alliance for Community Trees, American Forests, American Forest Foundation, American Forest & Paper Association, American Nursery and Landscape Association, California Forest Pest Council, National Alliance of Forest Owners, National Association of Conservation Districts, National Association of State Foresters, National Network of Forest Practitioners, National Wooden Pallet and Container Association,...
tbeckman
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 9:59am
Dear Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Murkowski, The undersigned organizations represent those families and individuals who own forest land as well a the forestry professionals who deliver on-the-ground technical assistance to forest landowners . There are more than 10 million family forest owners in the U.S. that collectively own 35 percent of the nation’s forests (i.e. over 250 million acres). Family forest owners steward more land than the federal government or big corporations. These...
tbeckman
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 9:55am
Dear Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Murkowski: The undersigned organizations 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 we appreciate the Subcommittee’s $72 million...
tbeckman
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 9:52am
Dear Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Murkowski: The undersigned organizations are writing to express our strong support for maintaining effective funding levels in the FY 2014 appropriations process for essential wildfire risk reduction and protection programs at the USDA Forest Service and the Department of the Interior. While we recognize Congress’ responsibility to address the nation’s fiscal crisis through prudent reductions in federal spending, funding the Hazardous Fuels programs and the...
gosullivan
Friday, April 19, 2013 - 1:03pm
Testimony submitted by members of the Coalition Against Forest Pests to the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies on April 15, 2013.
gosullivan
Friday, April 19, 2013 - 9:54am
Testimony given on behalf of NASF on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 by Georgia State Forester Robert Farris.
gosullivan
Friday, April 19, 2013 - 9:50am
tbeckman
Friday, April 19, 2013 - 7:31am
  Dear Representatives Marchant, McDermott, Gerlach, and Sanchez: In response to the invitation from the Committee on Ways and Means regarding the Tax Working Group process, we wish to express our views about the existing tax treatment of working forests across America.  We appreciate this opportunity to provide input to the Committee and wish to highlight three provisions in the tax code that Congress has adopted to reflect the unique nature of the forest products industry which are critical...

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