Letters

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June 8, 2021

Coalition letter sent to congressional leaders in support of investments in wildfire resilience and forest roads

The National Association of State Foresters and eleven other natural resources organizations have sent a letter to House and Senate leadership requesting that forests be included in a final infrastructure package. Investing in Wildfire Resilience. Restoring America’s forests, watersheds, and rangeland – upgrading our natural infrastructure – is an opportunity to build climate resilience and [read more]

June 4, 2021

NASF leverages support for Recovering America's Wildlife Act

The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 2773) represents a pragmatic, state-focused investment that can prevent one-third of our nation’s fish and wildlife from becoming threatened or endangered while creating a significant number of jobs that support the outdoor economy and other key sectors, such as agriculture, and forestry. NASF has supported the Alliance for America's [read more]

January 19, 2021

State foresters join support letter to Biden administration on benefits of urban and community forestry

In a letter to the incoming Biden administration, NASF and other avid supporters of urban and community forestry have detailed their recommendations for improving American communities through the maintenance and expansion of urban and community forests. Our nation’s current and expanding 138 million acres of urban forests and trees are key to addressing priorities identified [read more]

October 8, 2020

NASF joins in support for the Rural Forests Markets Act

NASF and other members of the Forest-Climate Working Group have joined in support for the Rural Forests Markets Act, introduced by Senators Braun and Stabenow. The bipartisan Rural Forest Markets Act provides a federal loan guarantee to support innovative projects that help small forest owners develop climate solutions and other environmental challenges by adopting sustainable [read more]