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Friday, June 27, 2014
This month the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with two primary holdings:  EPA’s attempt in the Tailoring Rule to regulate stationary sources under the prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) permitting program solely on...
Friday, June 27, 2014
NASF President and Alaska State Forester Chris Maisch was in Rome this week to participate in the Committee on Forestry, referred to as COFO 22.   The biennial sessions of COFO bring together heads of international forest services and other senior government officials to identify emerging policy and technical issues, to...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Our NASF Foundation photography fellow Leslie heads to Minnesota on July 14. Following that trip will be a photographic journey into the forests and Pennsylvania, Florida, Mississippi, and California. We’d like to thank the host state foresters and their teams for jumping on board with this exciting project which will help...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Our NASF Foundation photography fellow Leslie heads to Minnesota on July 14. Following that trip will be a photographic journey into the forests and Pennsylvania, Florida, Mississippi, and California. We’d like to thank the host state foresters and their teams for jumping on board with this exciting project which will help...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Mark Tyoe of Salisbury, New York carves eagles, mountain men and wolves from white pine. His specialty is bears.   Tyoe earns a living as a chainsaw artist, turning big logs into improbably fluid sculptures with nothing more than a tool that some use to cut firewood.   “I just use my imagination,”Mark Tyoe told...
Friday, June 20, 2014
With support from the NASF Foundation, NASF has selected Leslie Robertson of Illinois as its 2014 Photography Fellow. The outstanding photographer was selected from our strongest pool of candidates yet and will document the theme Working Forests Work throughout California, Florida, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Minnesota....
Friday, June 20, 2014
Patrice O'Brien of Oakland is the first woman to win the Mississippi Forestry Association Tree Farmer of the Year award. O’Brien got into the agriculture business when her father passed away in 1982, leaving the family's Twin Oaks Farm for her and her siblings to manage. “I was 30 years old at the time and had a full-time...
Friday, June 20, 2014
China's Shandong Tranlin Paper Co Ltd will invest $2 billion in a paper and fertilizer plant in Virginia that will be China's largest greenfield project in the United States. Shandong Tranlin will make the investment over five years near Richmond. The project will create 2,000 new jobs by 2020. Advanced manufacturing jobs...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Nearly 40 percent of recent development in the West has been in wildland fire zones. This risky pattern makes putting out fires more urgent, more dangerous and more expensive. The U.S. Forest Service has warned of “a catastrophic fire season in the Southwest” and has estimated that firefighting costs for the service and...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Enter the generation of en-TREE-preneurs—innovators using wood to create everything from iPhone cases to wooden speaker systems. Here are three such companies that are making a splash this year. Let's hope they source sustainably grown American wood! Read more > >  

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