NASF Staff and Interns

January 22, 2021

Introducing our newest team member: Hannah Wagner

Please join us in welcoming the newest member to the NASF team, Communications Coordinator Hannah Wagner! In her new role, Hannah is most looking forward to flexing her creativity on social media and strengthening NASF's online presence. She will also be assisting in the administration of NASF's three awards programs and campaign work, including the [read more]

August 18, 2020

A remarkable summer with NASF (from afar)

By Tyler Hoguet This summer has truly been unique in so many ways. The COVID-19 pandemic placed much of life on hold, and for many of my college peers, it placed their internships on hold as well. While other organizations and institutions decided to suspend their internship programs so they could focus on dealing with [read more]

August 7, 2020

1t.org: An ambitious plan for global reforestation

By Tyler Hoguet The World Economic Forum (WEF) launched 1t.org in January 2020 and has since helped establish Trillion Tree chapters across the globe, including in the United States. The 1t.org platform seeks to unify individuals, businesses, NGOs, and governments in a "global initiative to grow, restore, and conserve one trillion trees around the world" [read more]

June 18, 2020

How federal property programs help protect Americans from wildfire

By Tyler Hoguet You generally won't see the Firefighter Property Program (FFP) and the Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP) program included in NASF's annual appropriations recommendations; however, state foresters know that FEPP and FFP are instrumental in helping their agencies fight wildfire nationwide. Both FEPP and FFP help state and local agencies secure much needed firefighting [read more]

June 8, 2020

Is biochar the latest and greatest in forestry innovation?

By Tyler Hoguet (Image sources are linked below) As recently as 2017, just 11% of adults living in North America (surveyed by the North American Forest Partnership) would characterize the forest industry as “innovative.” And yet, we've seen the recent emergence of several cutting-edge wood technologies and forest products: from mass timber to cellulosic biofuels to [read more]

May 28, 2019

Join us in welcoming our new intern: Brittany Hallak

We are happy to welcome the newest addition to the NASF team, Brittany Hallak. Brittany will be joining us this summer as the James Hubbard Intern for Policy and Communications. Brittany is a recent graduate of Michigan State University, where she received a degree in political science and pre-law, and a minor in peace and [read more]

February 21, 2019

NASF welcomes Joshua Knoll, the association’s newest intern

The time has come to welcome the association’s newest James Hubbard Intern for Policy and Communications. Help us welcome Joshua Knoll! Joshua will be assisting NASF staff in their work to inform forest policy and disseminate high-quality communications. He is looking forward to meeting and interacting with policy makers, industry specialists, and other professionals in [read more]