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acooke
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 3:57pm
intern2
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:27am
Dear Mr. Donnay: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the USDA Forest Service (Forest Service) Information Collection: Good Neighbor Agreement With State Cooperators, 79 Fed. Reg. 73026 (Dec. 9, 2014). NASF is comprised of the heads of the state forestry agencies in all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories. State foresters directly manage more than 63 million acres of publicly owned land and administer technical...
intern2
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:20am
Dear Chairman McClintock and Ranking Member Tsongas: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) writes to commend you for your work to identify and address the barriers to increasing the pace and scale of active forest management on National Forest System (NFS) lands managed by the USDA Forest Service (USFS). NASF is comprised of the heads of the state forestry agencies in all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories. State Foresters directly manage more than 63...
intern2
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:15am
Dear Secretary Vilsack: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) writes to thank you for your efforts to implement the 2014 Farm Bill. We hope you will continue to aggressively implement these authorities and explore new and better ways to accomplish more work on the ground. State foresters deliver technical and financial assistance to private forests – which account for roughly two-thirds of the nation’s forests – and have a long history of working with federal partners to...
acooke
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 2:24pm
The 2015 NASF Annual Meeting will be held September 14 -17, 2015 at the Resort at Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe, California.  This promises to be an excellent business, networking, and learning opportunity in a beautiful location.  CAL FIRE will host a spectacular field trip—this is one you don’t want to miss!      The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) values the products and services you provide to state forestry agencies.  Your expertise and support make a positive difference for...
acooke
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 12:54pm
acooke
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 3:30pm
NASF MEMBER MOTION: Forest Action Plans and National Priorities ORIGIN OF MEMBER MOTION: NASF Executive Committee ISSUE OF CONCERN: Demonstrating effective outcomes that build legislative, policy, and funding support for federal, state, and private forestry programs important to state forestry agencies accomplishing priorities identified in their respective Forest Action Plan (FAP).      BACKGROUND: Forests, both private and public, deliver public benefits and require public investments. State...
acooke
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 11:42pm
National Association of State Foresters Forestry Performance Measures for the United States REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) Request for Proposals Date: January 19, 2015 | Proposal Submission Deadline: 5:00 pm EST, February 27, 2015 Submit proposals or questions to:   National Association of State Foresters Attn: Performance Measures Proposal 444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 540 Washington DC 20001            orjfarrell@stateforesters.org with “Performance Measures” proposal in subject line A....
acooke
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 5:21pm
The National Association of State Foresters has submitted comments in response to the proposed interim rule for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) issued by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) (79 Fed. Reg. 65836). NASF has a strong interest in Farm Bill implementation, particularly as it applies to those programs authorized under the Conservation Title. Programs such as CSP are integral to the programs and policies contained in the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act (PL...
tbeckman
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 12:55pm
Dear Administrator McCarthy: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) appreciates the opportunity to provide comment on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed rule to define “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act (CWA) published on April 21, 2014 (79 FR 22188). NASF represents the directors of state forestry agencies from all 50 states, eight U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. State foresters manage and protect, or assist private...