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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]

February 25, 2022

NASF pens letter to NRE Undersecretary Wilkes regarding the wildland fire commission

In a letter sent today, the National Association of State Foresters wrote to USDA Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) Undersecretary Homer Wilkes regarding the newly established Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission. We understand addressing wildfire management is among your top priorities. NASF and the nation’s state foresters stand ready to work shoulder-to-shoulder with USDA [read more]

February 25, 2022

NASF among signatories on letter to Congress regarding earmarks

In a letter sent today, the National Association of State Foresters—along with the Congressional Fire Services Institute, International Association of Fire Chiefs, and the National Volunteer Fire Council—explained why the Conference Committee should adopt the Senate's method of funding State and Private Forestry (S&PF) Community Project Funding and Congressionally Directed Spending Proposals. We would appreciate your [read more]

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