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State Foresters Visit Capitol Hill to Advance Forestry Priorities

By Ryan Martini
 
This week, members of the National Association of State Foresters and regional state forestry associations met with their members of Congress in Washington, DC to discuss priority forestry issues. During more than 30 meetings, State Foresters spoke with Congressional leaders and their staff about priority programs that help conserve, protect and enhance America’s forests.
 

Share Your Arbor Day Events

Arbor Day has always been one of those holidays loyally celebrated by some and yet completely unknown to others. It’s time to change that.

This year the National Association of State Foresters and the Arbor Day Foundation are asking you to submit information about your local Arbor Day celebration to be included on a cool interactive website that will raise awareness of the national holiday by showcasing a map of events across the United States encouraging residents to participate or just be “in the know.”

Save the Date: NASF Annual Meeting September 18-21, 2017

The tree canopy of downtown Charleston, West Virginia will provide a backdrop for the nation's largest gathering of State Foresters, September 18-21, 2017.

NASF's 2017 Annual Meeting will be held at the Charleston Marriott Town Center with exceptional opportunities for networking, learning and a technical tour already scheduled.

Exhibit booths and sponsorships are available. Reserve your space today by contacting NASF at nasf@stateforesters.org or 202-624-5415.

State Foresters Visit Capitol Hill, Rep. Westerman Receives NASF Award

As the 114th Congress concludes another session, State Foresters were on Capitol Hill this week to speak with their members about policies that will conserve, protect and enhance America’s trees and forests.

Ten State Foresters visited more than 20 offices to ask members to consider the following recommendations: