Browse National Association of State Foresters letters:

January 16, 2020

NASF pens letter of support for TREES Act

On January 15, 2020, Reps. Doris Matsui of California, John Sarbanes of Maryland, and Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska introduced The Residential Energy and Economic Savings (TREES) Act, a bipartisan bill to help homeowners lower energy costs, reduce stormwater runoff, and mitigate the effects of climate change by planting more trees. The National Association of State [read more]

April 19, 2019

NASF sends support for VFA, SFA in letters to Congress

NASF, the National Volunteer Fire Council, the International Association of Fire Chiefs, and the Congressional Fire Services Institute have sent letters to appropriations leadership in the House of Representatives and the Senate about two critically important wildfire protection programs: State Fire Assistance (SFA) and Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA). SFA and VFA, programs housed within the [read more]

May 8, 2018

State foresters send Congress FY19 funding level recommendations

The National Association of State Foresters has sent letters to House and Senate leadership in support of robust Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funding for USDA Forest Service State and Private Forestry programs. "We believe that investments in key federal programs to conserve and improve America’s forests—rural and urban, private and public—are critically important. These investments [read more]