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 - 1:11pm
The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) submitted ideas for policy and legislative reform to the House Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 5:02pm
The Partner Caucus on Fire Suppression Funding Solutions urges the new administration to address the budgeting problem associated with federal wildfire suppression by supporting a comprehensive fire funding solution that solves the borrowing issue and the erosion of budgets due to increasing wildfire suppression costs.
The Caucus is composed of the National Association of State Foresters and more than 130 other international, national, and local organizations. The Caucus seeks a comprehensive...
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, March 16, 2017 - 10:09am
State foresters and partners on the Forests in the Farm Bill Coalition submitted a letter today to the U.S. House of Representatives' Agriculture Committee, Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee asking for continued support of forest priorities in the upcoming Farm Bill reauthorization.
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 4:52pm
Congratulations to Sonny Purdue and to the President Trump Administration. The nation’s fifty-nine State and Territorial Foresters that comprise the National Association of State Foresters are poised to work with you in using America’s forested green infrastructure to help make America great! Active management is the key to healthy forests and healthy communities. Collectively our State Forest Action Plans, that represent the first-ever comprehensive assessment of America’s forest resources,...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 9:33am
Trees and forests built America and are essential for the nation’s growth and success. The National Association of State Foresters provided the Trump Administration and Congress with recommendations for capitalizing on the benefits of trees and forests.