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Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 3:43pm
The appendix document contains fact sheets for all 59 member states, districts and territories.
SFAdmin
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 3:31pm
Healthy forests in America are critical to public health and well-being and are as integral to our national infrastructure as roads and bridges. Encompassing two-thirds of the vast landscape of America’s forests, state and private lands filter our air and water, provide jobs and the bulk of the nation’s wood supply, and are places where people seek out and enjoy wildlife and nature. America’s state and private forests are served by a sophisticated, ecologically-responsive suite of programs that...
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Monday, May 14, 2012 - 4:26pm
Written Public Testimony of Ken Pimlott Director, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection On Behalf of the National Association of State Foresters   Submitted to the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies   The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) appreciates the opportunity to submit written public testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies regarding our Fiscal...
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Friday, April 20, 2012 - 10:41am
Dear Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts: As the Senate Agriculture Committee considers programs and funding for the 2012 Farm Bill, the undersigned organizations request your support for the inclusion of permanent reauthorization of the Stewardship Contracting Authority, with no changes, in the 2012 Farm Bill. First enacted as a pilot program in the FY1999 Interior Appropriations bill and then reauthorized for another 10 years within the 2003 Omnibus Public Lands bill, stewardship...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, March 23, 2012 - 9:40am
Dear Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran: The undersigned organizations collectively believe in the importance and utility of up-to-date inventory and analysis on forests in the United States. The USDA Forest Service-Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program provides critical information that enables sound policy and forest management decisions. We fully recognize the difficult decisions that come with addressing reductions to the Federal budget and ask your support to fund FIA at no...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, March 23, 2012 - 9:35am
Dear Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran:The undersigned organizations are writing to express our strong support for maintaining funding levels in the FY 2013 appropriations process for essential wildfire risk reduction and protection programs at the Forest Service and the Department of the Interior. While we recognize Congress' responsibility to address the nation's fiscal crisis through prudent reductions in federal spending, funding the hazardous fuels programs and the State Fire...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, March 23, 2012 - 9:28am
Dear Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran: On behalf of the American people, lawmakers have committed to embracing fiscal responsibility- ensuring that tax dollars are spent efficiently and effectively. We fully acknowledge and appreciate that a major component of fiscal responsibility must involve reducing federal spending by eliminating unnecessary, duplicative, and wasteful programs. However, the commitment to the American people must also include making smart investments in programs...
Anonymous (not verified)
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 9:41am
NASF COMMENTS ON LEED 2012 (3RD COMMENT DRAFT) BUILDING DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION, INTERIOR DESIGNED AND CONSTRUCTION, EXISTING BUILDINGS AND NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT MATERIALS AND RESOURCES: BUILDING REUSE AND WHOLE BUILDING LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT CommentBuilding construction and every-day use represents a large portion of our energy consumption in the United States, accounting for approximately 40% of all energy expended, nationwide. According to the recent study completed by the USDA Forest...
Anonymous (not verified)
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 2:19pm
Dear Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Murkowski: Dear Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran:  The Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) represents a national coalition of diverse associations, nursery and landscape professionals, national and community nonprofits, urban planners, public works professionals, arborists, utility professionals, foresters, water quality experts, scientists, and others nationwide. Working together since 2004, this array of professionals monitor, care and...
Anonymous (not verified)
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 2:18pm
February 27, 2012 Dear Chairwoman Stabenow, Ranking Member Roberts, Chairman Lucas and Ranking Member Peterson: Our organizations, which include millions of members from all across this country, are writing to express our strong support for the Conservation Title of the U.S. Farm Bill. We understand, of course, that the deliberations needed to re-authorize the Farm Bill in 2012 will be particularly difficult given the need to reduce federal government spending. We believe, however, that the...