Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:35am
The NASF Annual Report highlights accomplishments by the nation's 59 State Foresters and their staffs to advance policy, communications, and operations priorities that help protect and enhance America's "green infrastructure": trees.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 3:16pm
Download the written testimony submitted by NASF and partners asking for increased funding for the USDA Forest Service Research and Development (R&D). Forest Service R&D programs include developing innovative solutions to managing invasive species, helping identify pragmatic solutions to species at risk, improving fire management capabilities, calculating the value of urban forests and more.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 2:42pm
Download the fiscal year 18 written testimony by the Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) to the House Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. SUFC expressed its about losing support for fundamental programs such as Urban and Community Forestry, Landscape Scale Restoration, and Community Forests and Open Space Conservation.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 2:39pm
Download the fiscal year 18 written testimony by the Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) to the Senate Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. SUFC expressed its concern about losing support for fundamental programs such as Urban and Community Forestry, Landscape Scale Restoration, and Community Forests and Open Space Conservation.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 1:06pm
NASF is a member of the Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition, which represents hundreds of thousands of professionals and millions of supporters who care for, monitor and support trees growing in our urban and community forests where most people in the United States live. This written testimony is in support of funding for programs at the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) that help keep the nation’s forests healthy by preventing introduction and spread of invasive pests....
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 1:50pm
In fiscal year 2015, the Urban and Community Forestry Program served more than 200 million people in more than 7,700 communities of all sizes across the United States through the development and maintenance of local urban forestry programs.
The Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) recently requested that funding allocated in Fiscal Year 2017 for the USDA Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry Program be $31.3 million. SUFC is a coalition composed of NASF and more than 30 other...
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:56pm
Read NASF’s recommendations for appropriations levels of key state and private forestry programs.
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:42am
NASF and more than 50 partner organizations submitted a letter today requesting that Congress support investments in key federal programs that support state and private forestry in our rural communities.
NASF also urges a critical fix to the escalating wildfire funding problem. Without a solution to the wildfire funding issue, it will be difficult to address the many challenges facing America’s forests, including wildfires, insects, and diseases. The deleterious impacts to the economies of...
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 4:12pm
The 2015-16 Annual Report illustrates NASF member accomplishments from the previous year and highlights the theme "My Tree—Our Forest."
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 4:13pm