Established in 1920, the National Association of State Foresters is a non-profit organization composed of the directors of forestry agencies in the states, U.S. territories, and District of Columbia. Our members manage and protect state and private forests, which encompass nearly two-thirds of the nation's forests.

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NASF is proud to release the work of our '21 photo fellow! This summer, Hans Isaacson visited the forests of New York & Michigan to help tell the story of state and private forestry. Keep an 👁 on our social channels as we spotlight more 🪵🌲🌳 photos ow.ly/t5xq50GqZLa

3 years ago today, Hurricane Michael nearly ended timber farming in Calhoun County, Florida. It has taken great courage and the help of @FLForestService @USDA and others for the community to recover. NASF’s short film, “Forgotten Storm," tells their story ow.ly/801F50GnLis

The first film in NASF’s latest video series “Tree Stories” profiles Calhoun County timber farmers and their courage to recover after catastrophe. ow.ly/xm5m50Gn0cu

Three years ago, Hurricane Michael destroyed 72 million tons of timber across 11 Florida Panhandle counties. In Calhoun County, where lumber reigns, timber farmers were left to clean up, grade, and replant thousands of acres. Hear their story below: stateforesters.org/2021/09/30/a-s…

In some parts of the U.S., autumn colors are creeping (👻) in! Let's give thanks to the trees that signal the changing seasons: hardwoods! 🍁 What are your favorite fall colors? 🍂🎃🍎

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