Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:03am
Guiding Principles: Best Practices for National Guard Resources was developed by regional wildland fire chiefs, managers, and supervisors to assist states and their constituents in the deployment of National Guard resources. This edition was approved by the National Association of State Foresters' Wildland Fire Committee in 2018.
The National Guard supports wildland firefighting in various ways. Through comprehensive post-fire reviews, state forestry agencies have identified best practices...
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:32am
The results of the biennial survey of the nation’s 50 state forestry agencies, eight U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia are now available.
The State Foresters by the Numbers report shows the key role state foresters have played in protecting non-federal forests and enhancing their value. Learn more by downloading the PDF below.
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 3:50pm
The Forests in the Farm Bill (FIFB) Coalition, which includes 100 forest groups, released its forest-related recommendations that would improve the next Farm Bill's ability to support private and family-owned forests and the benefits they provide.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 10:50am
The Communities at Risk Report helps provide a national snapshot of wildland fire risk, preparedness and capacity in fiscal year 2016.
The data show progress to identify communities at risk of wildfire and those that are moving toward reducing risk, as well as increased capacity through the development of Community Wildfire Protection Plans and other methods.
The data were collected through the USDA Forest Service’s National Fire Plan Operations & Reporting System and reflects...
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 1:59pm
State forestry agencies develop and implement forestry best management practices (BMPs) that are designed to protect water quality and maintain water quantity. State forestry BMP programs are highly diverse to reflect the wide range of forested landscapes and unique state characteristics found throughout the country.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:04am
This report retails state forestry agency-operated tree seedling nurseries and tree improvement programs. Twenty-nine states and Guam currently operate nurseries. On average, nurseries produce more than 117,000,000 seedlings per year and ship more than 40,000 orders.
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.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 4:42pm
The FY14 - FY15 Communities at Risk Report provides a national snapshot of wildland fire risk, preparedness and capacity. The data were collected through the USDA Forest Service’s National Fire Plan Operations & Reporting System and reflects accomplishments through September 2015.
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 8:50am