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Friday, June 27, 2014
Joyce Qin, 11-year-old Memphis-area student, is the national winner of the 2014 Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl Poster Contest. Oh, and she's adorable. "Joyce competed against 30,000 contestants. This is quite an accomplishment," U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said at a ceremony unveiling the art. "We use this contest as...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Benton County, Oregon Deputy Brent Iverson is on the lookout for criminals who steam non-timber forest products from lands, often damaging the ecosystem in the process.   Forest products theft is a multibillion dollar industry every year in the United States, according to Iverson.   Depending on the time of year...
Friday, June 27, 2014
New Zealand has become the world’s largest exporter of softwood logs, with shipments in 2013 accounting for more than 20 percent of global trade, according to estimates by Wood Resources International LLC. Russia and the United States ranked second and third as global log suppliers, each shipping about 15 percent of the...
Friday, June 27, 2014
The National Wildfire Coordinating Group has designated the week of June 30 to July 6, 2014 as “A Week to Remember, Reflect and Learn” to honor the memories of all fallen wildland firefighters and to reflect on lessons learned from different types of wildland fire accidents.   June 30, 2014 marks the one-year...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Fading Forests III is a new report released by the University of Tennessee and The Nature Conservancy compiling the latest data and analysis on the introduction, spread, and costs of non-native invasive tree pests and diseases.   Among the key findings: In the last dozen years the emerald ash borer has spread from...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Susan Stein has been selected as director of the USDA National Agroforestry Center (NAC) in Washington, D.C.   Stein brings extensive experience in technology transfer, working with researchers to communicate research results to managers, land owners, and policy-makers. Much of this work has been accomplished through...
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...

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