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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Edison, New Jersey mayor Thomas Lankey and the township council dedicated a new memorial to honor late environmental activist and former council member Jane Tousman. The memorial for Tousman, who died March 22 at age 77, is located under a flowering dogwood tree near the second-floor entrance to the Municipal Complex’s...
Friday, October 3, 2014
Forestry professionals are not only logging, but will now log-in before doing forestry work. In August 2013, the Oregon Department of Forestry began developing a Notification of Forest Operations process with a simple 21st century solution: E-Notification. Starting October 1, E-Notification occurs through the Forest...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By Leslie Robertson NASF Foundation photography fellow Today I met up with Jean Devlin, an Education Program Specialist in the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) communications department with whom I went on yesterday's timber tour. We left for the Elk Country Visitor Center, a three-hour...
Friday, July 11, 2014
Wildlife biologists recently scanning photographs taken by a trail camera in the Uinta Mountains last winter saw something never before captured in Utah: the first official photographs of a wolverine. Kim Hersey, Mammals Conservation Coordinator for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR), says biologists from the...
Thursday, July 3, 2014
The NASF Foundation photography fellow Leslie Robertson is headed to the forests of Minnesota on July 14.  Robertson will document working forests of Minnesota, including economic benefits from recreation in state forests, public benefits such as clean air and water from St. Paul's urban forests, as well as the...
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Matt Harris is the new Arbor Day Foundation's new chief executive, only the second in the organization's 42 year history. "The work of the Arbor Day Foundation is as important as ever," Harris said in an Arbor Day press release. "We stand poised to expand our leadership role in ensuring that trees are recognized as a vital...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Our NASF Foundation photography fellow Leslie heads to Minnesota on July 14. Following that trip will be a photographic journey into the forests and Pennsylvania, Florida, Mississippi, and California. We’d like to thank the host state foresters and their teams for jumping on board with this exciting project which will help...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Our NASF Foundation photography fellow Leslie heads to Minnesota on July 14. Following that trip will be a photographic journey into the forests and Pennsylvania, Florida, Mississippi, and California. We’d like to thank the host state foresters and their teams for jumping on board with this exciting project which will help...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Mark Tyoe of Salisbury, New York carves eagles, mountain men and wolves from white pine. His specialty is bears.   Tyoe earns a living as a chainsaw artist, turning big logs into improbably fluid sculptures with nothing more than a tool that some use to cut firewood.   “I just use my imagination,”Mark Tyoe told...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Patrice O'Brien of Oakland is the first woman to win the Mississippi Forestry Association Tree Farmer of the Year award. O’Brien got into the agriculture business when her father passed away in 1982, leaving the family's Twin Oaks Farm for her and her siblings to manage. “I was 30 years old at the time and had a full-time...

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