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Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell announced that goods such as furniture, flooring, lumber and fencing made from wood harvested in Connecticut forests will now bear the popular "Connecticut Grown" marketing label.
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources announced this week that Ohio's 21 State Forests have met the stringent environmental and social standards required for certification under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative program.
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
NASF congratulates Sarah McCreary, NASF Communications Director, and her husband -- proud parents of a baby boy born on Monday, January 3rd. The family is doing well. Sarah will be on leave until early to mid-March. Paula Short from the Montana DNRC is serving as Interim Communications Director during her absence. Contact...
Monday, January 3, 2011
The United Nations has dubbed the year 2011, The International Year of Forests. The year will be dedicated to raising awareness about the challenges facing the world's forests today like deforestation and calling to action much needed forest conservation. The global campaign will aim to give the public more motivation to...
Monday, January 3, 2011
The USDA National Agroforestry Center (NAC) is pleased to present this summary of Research & Development and Technology Transfer & Application activities in fiscal year 2010. NAC is committed to providing technical services, tools, and research to our customers that advance the application of agroforestry for the...
Friday, December 17, 2010
The National Association of State Foresters wishes you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. In the meantime, the NASF Blog and Washington Weekly Report will be on hiatus until January. See you next year!
Friday, December 17, 2010
A chainsaw buzzes, branches snap, and an Amazon tree crashes to the ground. It could be just another of the thousands of trees felled each year in Brazil's portion of the world's largest forest except for one detail: a microchip attached to its base holding data about its location, size and who cut it down.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
The Hardwood Forestry Fund seeks grant applications for hardwood seedling planting on state forest land. Management plans for the new trees must include timber production with harvest date and regeneration schedule. Grant deadline is February 1, 2011. Please visit http://www.hardwoodforestryfund.org for grant guidelines...
Thursday, December 16, 2010
A tiny insect called the hemlock woolly adelgid threatens the stately hemlocks found in some of the most beautiful and environmentally sensitive places in Eastern Kentucky.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
One of the catch phrases of the local food movement is "farm-to-table" -- eating food grown nearby. Now small forest owners want to join the local food party. And no, they're not talking about feeding you sawdust.

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