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Thursday, February 12, 2015
The Pulaski Award nomination process is open. The National Fire and Aviation Executive Board invites you to review the criteria and submit a nomination reflecting the accomplishments of our nation's finest. The Pulaski Award is an annual, national award for outstanding contributions to wildland firefighting from America's...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) State Foresters by the Numbers Report shows the key role state foresters have played in protecting non-federal forests and enhancing their value; providing technical assistance to nearly 200,000 forest landowners in 2012; and training more than 57,000 firefighters to...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
The National Association of State Foresters' Forest Science and Health Committee welcome new committee contractor Robert (Bob) Simpson.  In addition to his contract position with NASF's committee, Simpson is President and CEO of GreenWoodGlobal Consulting, Ltd. His firm specializes in working with forest products companies...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
In a cooperative partnership with the North Carolina Tree Farm Program (NCTFP), State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) is pleased to assist the non-profit organization with the distribution of bluebird houses to NCTFP’s newly certified tree farmers. The bluebird houses are an addition to the Program’s “Welcome Package” – a...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
After a tall and green life, Quercus macrocarpa, better known to friends as the President’s Oak, was taken down on Jan. 14, 2015, following a lengthy illness. The native bur oak was once a tree without a name. It was born about three centuries ago, at least 100 years before the university, into the open savannah emblematic...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
The Society of American Foresters (SAF) has named Louise A. Murgia, CF, as its Chief of Staff and Chief Operating Officer. Murgia assumed the position on January 1, 2015. In this role, Murgia will be responsible for managing the staff and day-to-day operations at SAF’s headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland. Murgia will join...
Friday, January 23, 2015
A set of 16 maps, commissioned by the United States Census and published in 1884 have been digitized by the David Rumsey Map Collection. The maps represent American forests by genus of tree, density, and position. The maps were compiled at the direction of dendrologist and horticulturist Charles Sprague Sargent. Sargent,...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
National Association of State Foresters Forestry Performance Measures for the United States REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) Request for Proposals Date: January 19, 2015 | Proposal Submission Deadline: 5:00 pm EST, February 27, 2015 The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) is requesting proposals from qualified...
Friday, January 9, 2015
If it takes a community to raise a kid, then Katie and Jennifer Barbeau are doing things right at the Mountain Girl Farm. So much of the food their goats eat is donated by neighbors in north Adams, Mass. The most in season item on the menu is Christmas trees. The goats eat them clean from the needles to the trunk.  "The...
Friday, December 12, 2014
In the decade since this Army post in southeast Georgia began planting trees to honor each of its soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, the living memorial known as Warriors Walk has become hallowed ground where friends and families remember the fallen and visiting dignitaries, including a president, come to pay...

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