NASF weighs in on Forest Service funding levels before House subcommittee

NASF Vice President John Shannon (AR) was in Washington this week to testify before the House appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. Shannon discussed the association's recommendations for FY2012, which center on appropriations for the USDA Forest Service State and Private Forestry programs. As states face the most challenging fiscal environment since the Great Depression, State Foresters fully appreciate the difficult choices that come with spending decisions.