Website Last Updated November 30, 2013
posted October 14
Look Mom, I’m on TV!
Several of our colleagues and Forests have recently been
spotlighted by regional and national media outlets – read why!
Wallowa-Whitman NF Honors Its
One Forest has a unique way of recognizing those who
Volunteers Wrangle Wire for Public Lands
The first National Public Lands Day event on the Entiat
RD was a success!
Getting Youth To Nature
Hundreds of children came out to the free event
co-sponsored by the Willamette NF that gets kids outdoors
in the News
Who’s moving in, out and on
Awards and Certs Center
accomplishments by our peers
Where in the Region?
Can you get the most answers right by February?
Public Affairs Specialist
Middle Fork and McKenzie River Ranger Districts
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is available for posting notices of coming events; lost and found items or
people; news and activities of interest to those
involved in resource management; opportunities for involvement in special
projects; retirement parties, luncheons or other activities that are planned
for your local area or that are of Regional significance. Go to
Contains our Constitution, Bylaws, a printable Membership
Invitation Form, access to an electronic Membership Directory for Members
Only that is searchable, link to a list of books by members and a Memorial
Record of Deceased Members.
Contains several albums, including photos back as far as the spring
of 2003. Send me some of your favorite photos, historic, vacation, or
otherwise, and I'll be glad to post them for all the members to see. Just
email me your digital photos along with descriptive information.
Page: Contains both internal and external links to sites of interest
to members. This page replaces the former "Potpourri" page.
Administration Page: This page contains the names of the current Board
members and their contact address. Click
HERE to view a list of Board Members since inception of the 30-year
Club in 1945.
Northwest Forest Service Association (PNWFSA) exists:
provide opportunities for retirees and persons nearing retirement to share
their knowledge of resource management with people living in the Pacific
Northwest. We are particularly interested in providing a contact point for
youth groups or schools seeking first person, historic resource management
provide a link between land management agencies and retirees, emphasizing the
importance of historical events, people and equipment.
promote relationships beneficial to the conservation of the Northwest’s
To encourage retiring
Forest Service persons and their associates to maintain and nurture their
professional and personal heritage.
Membership in the PNWFSA is open to: (1) any retiree of the U.S. Forest Service,
(2) any current employee of the Forest Service with at least 20 years of government service (including military
service), who works in or has worked in the Pacific Northwest and (3)
any retiree who has worked for U. S. Forest Service in the
be granted upon submission of a membership application and payment of dues.
A one-year complimentary membership is granted to any new R-6/PNW Station
The board may also
grant special memberships in individual cases.
We encourage you to browse
through the site, check out the links to other pages and Web sites, and submit
any suggestions for improvement, or letters and comments that you wish to have
included in subsequent Newsletters, which will be published in both print form
and on the Web.
Beginning February 22, 2013
Attend our monthly meetings
at The Old Spaghetti Factory the last Friday of every month:
SW Bancroft St., Portland, OR--It is located on the west bank of the Willamette
River, just south of the Ross Island Bridge.
Social hour starts at
11:00AM; Lunch at Noon--No reservations are required.
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