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gosullivan
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 9:10pm
November 15, 2012 Hans Joachim Droste, Ph. D. Policy and Standards Director FSC International Center Charles-de-Gualle Strasse 5 53113 Bonn, Germany Subject: FSC ADVICE 20-007-17 Evaluation of Nurseries in the Management Unit (Draft 0-1) Dear Mr. Joachim Droste: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) is a non-profit organization that represents the directors of all 50 state forestry agencies, the eight U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. State Foresters have a...
tbeckman
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 1:15pm
Dear Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Cantor, Minority Leader Pelosi and Minority Whip Hoyer: The undersigned organizations, representing the farming, livestock, specialty crop, feed, rural development, nutrition, health, conservation, woodland owners, municipalities, trade, manufacturing, agricultural research, crop insurance and renewable energy communities, respectfully request passage of a new five-year farm bill to be signed into law before the end of the legislative session in December...
gosullivan
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 9:23am
2012 NASF Annual Meeting in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
gosullivan
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 9:05am
2012 NASF Annual Meeting in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
gosullivan
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 8:40am
Photos from the 2012 Annual Meeting in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
tbeckman
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 1:21pm
Dear Mr. Bauer: The Association of Clean Water Administrators (ACWA) and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF)2 appreciate the opportunity to comment on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency`s (EPA’s) notice of proposed rulemaking to revise stormwater regulations to specify that a Clean Water Act (CWA) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit is not required for stormwater discharges from logging roads under Phase I of the stormwater program. Our...
gosullivan
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 2:57pm
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: NASF Forest Resource Management Committee ISSUE OF CONCERN: Silvicultural and related forestry activities such as logging, road building, log hauling, site preparation and vegetative control continue to be challenged by interest groups and frequently the challenge is carried out in court using the provisions of the federal Clean Water Act as justification. State forestry agencies take the lead in developing and encouraging the use of forestry best management practices to...
gosullivan
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 2:47pm
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: NASF Forest Science and Health Committee (FSHC) ISSUE OF CONCERN:   The impacts of invasive forest insect, diseases and plant species on our nation’s forests have become an increasing concern for NASF.  Yet the nation’s current protection system is piecemeal; it lacks adequate rigor and comprehensiveness, virtually ensuring that invasive species will continue to arrive and spread.   Preventing species from reaching our shores combined with an early detection and rapid...
gosullivan
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 2:44pm
Purpose of NASF Forest Invasive Species Management and Policy Statement The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) encourages forest management practices that build greater resistance and resiliency to invasive species, but it is inevitable that not all invasive species can be controlled. While recognizing the critical and primary importance of prevention programs, the focus of this management and policy statement is dealing with invasive species once they have arrived, which is an...
gosullivan
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 2:16pm
List and description of 2012 NASF Award recipients. Awards presented at the 2012 NASF Annual Meeting in Cheyenne, Wyoming during the week of September 16 - 21.