Forest Management

Montage of photos depicting state forestry agency work in the protection of water quality

February 10, 2022

NASF joins the Source Water Collaborative

The sign-on of the National Association of State Foresters makes 30 members for the Source Water Collaborative. Since its start in 1920, NASF has served as a leading authority on forest management in the United States. NASF’s membership is composed of the directors of forestry agencies in the 50 states, five U.S. territories, three nations [read more]

Building materials outside of a house under construction

October 20, 2021

Let’s grow, America!

By Russell Bozeman, Mississippi state forester and NASF Forest Markets Committee chair Happy National Forest Products Week! We’ve been celebrating the value of forest products and their contributions to society since 1960 when Congress issued a joint proclamation designating National Forest Products Week as the seven-day period beginning on the third Sunday of October. President Dwight [read more]

Two forestry workers

May 24, 2021

How state-to-landowner assistance helps reduce wildfire risk

By Marvin Brown | This blog is a cross-post and will appear in the Summer 2021 edition of the National Woodlands Magazine. Landowner assistance programs are a core function of state forestry agencies. States combine their own funds with support from the USDA Forest Service Stewardship Program to provide landowners with information, education, and plans [read more]