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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
South Carolina State Forester Gene Kodama has been selected to receive the Society of American Foresters’ Gifford Pinchot Medal. One of the most esteemed forestry awards in the nation, the medal is presented every two years to a forestry professional in recognition of exceptional contributions to the administration,...
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Bush honeysuckle is a serious threat to Missouri landowners. Originally planted in urban areas, it is spreading to the Missouri countryside and strangling native plants and trees. “A lot of folks I initially talk to like it because it provides a ‘nice’ privacy screen … until a few years later and then they cannot even walk...
Monday, June 1, 2015
A recent study shows that Connecticut’s forests are making a major contribution to the state’s economy – in addition to providing scenic beauty, habitat for wildlife, protection of resources, and abundant outdoor recreation opportunities for residents and visitors alike. The study conducted by the North East State...
Monday, June 1, 2015
Save the date: The University of Maryland Extension will offer the General Forestry Course for the Fall 2015 semester. Both the PAPER AND ONLINE version will be offered.  The course begins September 1 and runs until December 15, 2015.  Registration opens July 1. To register visit http://extension.umd.edu/forestry-course. “...
Thursday, May 28, 2015
With support from the USDA Forest Service State & Private Forestry competitive grant program, the New Mexico State Forestry Division is achieving goals outlined in its Forest Action Plan. The devastation experienced following a destructive wildfire can be felt long after the flames have died down and the fire crews...
Thursday, May 28, 2015
A leading coalition of forest owners, wood suppliers and manufacturers of pulp and paper goods announced today the creation of Biomass101.org, a clearinghouse for scientifically sound information on carbon-neutral bioenergy.  Biomass101 is an effort jointly produced by the American Forest & Paper Association, American...
Thursday, May 28, 2015
The U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday more than $1.9 million in Community Forest Program grants to support local communities and preserve community forests across the United States. The Community Forest Program provides financial assistance grants to local governments, tribes and qualified nonprofit organizations...
Thursday, May 28, 2015
During the Memorial Day weekend, as part of a month-long string of weather incidents, deadly storms struck parts of Texas and Oklahoma dumping record rainfall and causing torrential flooding.  Thousands of homes were damaged or destroyed, bridges and roads were washed out, the fourth-largest city in the U.S. was brought to...
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...

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