News & Events

November 3, 2021

NASF publishes statement in support of Build Back Better

The Build Back Better Act would make unprecedented and desperately needed investments in the health and resilience of America's forests. “The scale and severity of wildfires—and their impact on communities—far outpace current efforts to prevent human-caused wildfires and mitigate wildfire damages,” said NASF President and and Connecticut State Forester Christopher Martin. “Without an unprecedented and [read more]

October 26, 2021

NASF is officially #forestproud

  NASF is now an official member of #forestproud!   What makes #forestproud such a great asset to the forestry community is how it connects the dots between forests—and all the products and benefits they provide—and the role they play in helping to fight climate change. If you haven't already seen #forestproud content on social [read more]

October 20, 2021

Let’s grow, America!

By Russell Bozeman, Mississippi state forester and NASF Forest Markets Committee chair Happy National Forest Products Week! We’ve been celebrating the value of forest products and their contributions to society since 1960 when Congress issued a joint proclamation designating National Forest Products Week as the seven-day period beginning on the third Sunday of October. President Dwight [read more]

September 21, 2021

Virginia's state forestry agency and USDA NRCS enter into fourth decade of partnership

By James Wright Our second installment of successful state partnerships highlights the longstanding efforts of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF). For over three decades the agencies have utilized multiple agreements to provide technical assistance on nearly 9.5 million acres owned by 410,000 family forestland owners. In [read more]

August 10, 2021

Arbor Day Foundation seeks tree planting project proposals

Guest post by Brad Brandt Since 1990, the Arbor Day Foundation has worked with tree planting organizations to identify and support reforestation projects throughout the United States and its territories.  Through our partnerships and with support from Arbor Day Foundation members, advocates and corporate partners, we can provide funding for seedlings on large-scale restoration projects.  [read more]