Press Releases

In response to President Barack Obama’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget request, the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) issued the following statement: “The President’s budget proposal...
Individuals and Organizations Honored for Exemplary Commitment to Community Fire Protection WASHINGTON—The Wildfire Mitigation Awards Committee has announced the 2016 Wildfire Mitigation Award...
WASHINGTON—The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) is extremely disappointed in Congress' inability to arrive at a compromise that addresses wildland fire funding and forest management...
WASHINGTON—The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) continues to closely follow Congressional negotiations that address wildland fire funding and forest management reforms. Jay Farrell,...
NWTF and NASF Sign MOU Benefiting Wildlife and Habitat The National Wild Turkey Federation and the National Association of State Foresters recently announced a partnership to promote active forest...
Underfunded wildfire suppression to get relief by transferring up to $450 million from already constrained forestry budgets The USDA Forest Service has begun the first of two transfer increments, to...
NASF Wildland Fire Expert Addresses Current Fire Situation WASHINGTON—As the western United States continues to experience significant wildland fire activity, state forestry agencies are working...
NASF Encourages Congress to Continue Dialogue about Federal Forest Management and Wildfire Funding   WASHINGTON—National Association of State Foresters (NASF) appreciates the steps taken by Rep....
New Interactive Map and Report Emphasize Need for Greater National Investment in State Water Resources Programs   WASHINGTON—In recognition of Earth Day, the National Association for State Foresters...
Stakeholders Welcome New USFS Forest Inventory and Analysis Strategic Plan   A broad coalition of conservation, forest products, natural resources groups, and state agencies welcomes the US...