Press Releases

WASHINGTON (August 27, 2015)—The USDA Forest Service has begun the first of two transfer increments, to total up to $450 million, from other programs within the agency in order to fund wildfire...
WASHINGTON (August 25, 2015)—As the western United States continues to experience significant wildland fire activity, state forestry agencies are working around-the-clock with their partners in fire...
WASHINGTON (July 10, 2015)—National Association of State Foresters (NASF) appreciates the steps taken by Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-4) and his colleagues in the House of Representatives Thursday to...
WASHINGTON (April 22, 2015)—In recognition of Earth Day, the National Association for State Foresters (NASF) has released a report on forestry best management practices (BMPs) for water quality,...
WASHINGTON (March 12, 2015)—Stakeholders Welcome New USFS Forest Inventory and Analysis Strategic Plan A broad coalition of conservation, forest products, natural resources groups, and state agencies...
WASHINGTON (March 18, 2015)—NASF President Jim Karels Testifies about Critical Landowner, Forest Health, and Fire Protection Assistance   Florida State Forester and National Association of State...
WASHINGTON (January 27, 2015)—Wildfire Disaster Funding Act of 2015 Would End Transfers of Cash from Land Management Programs Senators Wyden (D-OR) and Crapo (R-ID) have introduced the Wildfire...
    WASHINGTON (January 22, 2015)—Twenty One Individuals and Organizations Honored for Superlative Fire Protection Efforts in their Communities The Wildfire Mitigation Awards Committee is pleased...
WASHINGTON (January 8, 2015)—Wildfire Disaster Funding Act of 2015 Would End Transfers of Cash from Land Management Programs WASHINGTON—United States Representatives Mike Simpson (R-ID) and Kurt...
WASHINGTON (December 10, 2014)—Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler Honored by State Foresters Members and Congressional Staff Honored for Leadership in Forest Policy   The National...