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April 27, 2023

Over 70 organizations join NASF in letter to Congress requesting $22 million in funding for FY24 Forest Stewardship Program

Over 70 organizations signed onto a letter drafted and delivered by the National Association of State Foresters to the leaders of the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies to recommend funding the Forest Stewardship Program (FSP) for fiscal year 2024 at $22 million, a $9.5 million increase over the FY [read more]

April 26, 2023

State foresters, allied organizations pen letter to House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies concerning FY24 Interior Appropriations

In a letter to Chairman Mike Simpson and Ranking Member Chellie Pingree of the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) and six allied organizations requested a total of $79 million for the State Fire Assistance Program and $22 million for the Volunteer Fire Assistance Program for [read more]

April 26, 2023

State foresters, allied organizations pen letter to Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry concerning Trillion Trees and Natural Carbon Storage Act of 2023

In a letter sent to Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow and Ranking Member John Boozman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry in support of the Trillion Trees and Natural Carbon Storage Act of 2023. America’s trees and forests are a strategic national resource with vast potential as solutions for climate change, public health, and economic challenges. This [read more]

August 5, 2022

NASF signs on in support of urban forestry investments included in the Inflation Reduction Act

Today, the National Association of State Foresters signed onto a coalition letter  sent to House and Senate majority leadership in support of bold investments for urban and community forestry through the Inflation Reduction Act. From combating climate change and creating more equitable communities to improving infrastructure and expanding green jobs, our nation’s current and expanding [read more]

July 1, 2022

NASF pens letter to USDA, Interior leadership regarding a pending COVID-19 testing policy for wildland firefighters

Today, the National Association of State Foresters sent a letter to USDA and Department of Interior Secretaries Vilsack and Haaland regarding a proposed COVID-19 testing policy for wildland firefighters. The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) would like to thank the USDA Forest Service and Department of Interior for their partnership and the opportunity to [read more]

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Save the Date! NASF 2023 Annual Meeting: September 18-21 / Baton Rouge, LA

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