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."
Monday, August 29, 2016 - 10:04am
Trees and forests form a major portion of the green infrastructure in the United States. However, healthy forests do not happen by chance and require investments of dollars, time and expertise. The 2016 State and Private Forestry report illustrates how the Forest Action Plans are helping state forestry agencies and their partners achieve national conservation priorities for America's "natural capital", trees.
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.
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 11:11am
The following resolutions were approved on September 15, 2015 at the Annual Meeting in Olympic Valley, California.
Resolution 2015-01—Tax Reform. This resolution adopts the policy statement, “Tax Policy and its Relationship to Managing and Protecting the Nation’s Forest Resource.”
Policy Statement 2015-01—Tax Reform. This policy statement was adopted by resolution 2015-01.
Resolution 2015-02—Endangered Species Act. This resolution adopts the policy statement, “Improving the...
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."
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 10, 2014 - 10:22am
Dear President Obama,
We are writing to you, as members of the Forest‐Climate Working Group, to thank you for the central role that you have created for U.S. forests and forest products in your Climate Action Plan and the new natural resources policy proposals that you have announced this week. Your new proposals will leverage the potential for U.S. forests and forest products to mitigate the effects of climate change through carbon sequestration and aid communities in climate preparedness by...
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 3:11pm
Dear President Obama:
The Forest-Climate Working Group, representing a diverse spectrum of forest industry, conservation, landowner, and agency interests, appreciates the opportunity to share our views with respect to climate change and U.S. forests, in response to your call to action on climate change. We are writing to urge you to include a clear role for U.S. forests, including working forests and the harvested wood products they generate, as part of the solution to addressing climate change...
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 10:07am
Dear Congresswoman Matsui:
The Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) would like to thank you for your commitment to energy conservation and your recognition of the role properly placed trees have in mitigating greenhouse gasses and reducing electricity consumption. We write today in support of your efforts to assist retail power providers with the establishment and operation of targeted residential tree planting programs through your recently introduced bill HR 1807 “The Residential Energy...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 9:37am
Dear Mr. Howenstein,
We would like to commend the USDA’s efforts to adapt to a changing climate as laid out in its 2012 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan. For your consideration and final review of the plan, we offer a
number of comments concerning the role of forests in adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate change. We have also attached a policy statement, NASF Adaptation and Mitigation: Concepts for
Forest-Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Legislation and Administrative...