Now Accepting Nominations for the 2016 NASF Awards

The National Association of State Foresters annually recognizes individuals and organizations who have made a significant impact on state and private forestry at the national level.

Know someone who deserves to be recognized for their outstanding work? Nominate this individual or organization for an NASF award!

NASF’s Current Achievement Awards recognize accomplishments in seven areas of state and private forestry:

  • Current Achievement for Fire Protection
  • Current Achievement for Forest Resource Management
  • Current Achievement for Urban Forestry
  • Current Achievement for Communications
  • Current Achievement for Leadership
  • Current Achievement for Legislation
  • Current Achievement for Partnerships

Current Achievement Awards are presented to one or more deserving State Foresters, members of a State Forester’s staff, individuals or organizations who partner in the protection and sustainable management of America’s forests.

NASF’s 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to one or two deserving individuals who have contributed significantly to forestry over an extended period of time. This award could be presented to a deserving state, federal or private individual. This award shall be awarded for efforts towards state and private forestry at the national level and not recognition for state or local work.

Submit a nomination for a Current Achievement or Lifetime Achievement Award by June 30th through JotForm at:

Those who are selected will be recognized during the awards luncheon in Savannah, GA on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016. In order to be considered, nominees need to have had an impact of national scope. Have questions? Email Amanda Cooke at

By Jessica Hernandez

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