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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Today the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers released a final rule defining waters of the United States (WOTUS), which sets the bounds of federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act. In November, NASF provided comment to the agencies on the proposed rule and Arkansas State Forester...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Today the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers released a final rule defining waters of the United States (WOTUS), which sets the bounds of federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act. In November, NASF provided comment to the agencies on the proposed rule and Arkansas State Forester...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Hundreds of Montana’s small private landowners are utilizing the Montana Department of Natural Resources’ fuel reduction grant program to protect their woods from harm. The program offers a 50 percent cost-share to landowners wanting to make their forested lands more fire resistant and healthier. “People are starting to...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
With the official start of summer about a month away and the threat of wildfires already extreme, state and federal agencies remind people who head outdoors to be responsible. The Tonto National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona State Forestry Division and Game and Fish have joined forces to remind outdoors...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
With the official start of summer about a month away and the threat of wildfires already extreme, state and federal agencies remind people who head outdoors to be responsible. The Tonto National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona State Forestry Division and Game and Fish have joined forces to remind outdoors...
Thursday, May 21, 2015
With the start of the summer travel and camping season this Memorial Day Weekend, Connecticut residents are being asked to help prevent the introduction and spread of destructive wood pests, like the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB), by buying and burning firewood near their vacation or camping destination. The ALB is...
Thursday, May 21, 2015
People of all ages and backgrounds from across the U.S. and Canada came together Wednesday to break the Guinness World Record for the most trees planted in one hour by small teams. Organized by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI), more than 200,000 trees were planted simultaneously in 28 different communities. "...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
With support from the Landscape Scale Restoration program of the USDA Forest Service, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) is achieving goals outlined in its Forest Action Plan. Wildfire knows no boundaries, a reality that long has united wildland firefighters across jurisdictions. Oregon has turned the threat of...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
National Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week runs from May 17 through May 23.  In Colorado this week, trees in high-traffic public parks or along street rights-of-way are encircled with wide bands of green or yellow ribbon that warn of the invasive tree pest, according to the Colorado State Forest Service. City parks and...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today released a comprehensive, science-based strategy to address the increasing threat of wildfires that are damaging vital sagebrush landscapes and productive rangelands in the West. The Strategy details a more focused, coordinated and collaborative approach for rangeland fire...

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