Friday, April 1, 2016 - 9:01am
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 4:28pm
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 4:28pm
Federal forests in the United States are under serious threat. Entire landscapes continue to experience deteriorating health problems and uncharacteristic landscape change as a result of insect and disease epidemics, invasive species, catastrophic wildfire and more issues. The National Association of State Foresters adopted this statement of general principles regarding reforms to federal land management policy.
Monday, December 21, 2015 - 9:46am
The 2014 State Forestry Statistics Survey summarizes responses received from the state forestry agencies for fiscal year 2014. This biennial survey captures key information about state and private forests in the United States and the role of State Foresters to conserve, protect and enhance these important natural resources.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 4:28pm
The 2014-15 Annual Report illustrates NASF member accomplishments from the previous year and highlights the theme "Adapting to Change."
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:20am
Dear Chairman McClintock and Ranking Member Tsongas:
The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) writes to commend you for your work to identify and address the barriers to increasing the pace and scale of active forest management on National Forest System (NFS) lands managed by the USDA Forest Service (USFS). NASF is comprised of the heads of the state forestry agencies in all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories. State Foresters directly manage more than 63...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:15am
Dear Secretary Vilsack:
The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) writes to thank you for your efforts to implement the 2014 Farm Bill. We hope you will continue to aggressively implement these authorities and explore new and better ways to accomplish more work on the ground. State foresters deliver technical and financial assistance to private forests – which account for roughly two-thirds of the nation’s forests – and have a long history of working with federal partners to...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 9:39am
The 2012 State Forestry Statistics Survey summarizes responses received from the state forestry agencies for fiscal year 2012. This biennial survey captures key information about state and private forests in the United States and the role of State Foresters to conserve, protect and enhance these important natural resources.
Friday, October 4, 2013 - 3:25pm
A summary of the policy position resolutions approved by the NASF members at the 2013 NASF Annual Meeting in Hot Springs, Virginia.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 12:56pm
The Federal Forests Resolution was approved at the 2013 NASF Annual Meeting.
NASF members know that federal forests face forest health problems (insects, disease, wildfire, invasive species) of staggering magnitude. The agencies charged with managing these forests also face serious challenges from cumbersome regulations, declining budgets coupled with high administrative costs and increasing fire suppression expenses, and the departure of employees with institutional knowledge and skills to...