Website Last Updated May 23, 2013
Spring Newsletter posted
FS LEO removes Woman from Traffic
Law Enforcement Officer Scott Goninan’s actions prevent
injury to motorists and woman
Inspiring Young Scientists
A science-based field trip exposed Native American youth to
career options in natural resources
Scenes across R6 from Earth Day
Check out how some Forests celebrated the National event
Youth and Elders Celebrate
48 youth, adults and volunteers participated in a day-long
educational event in Puget Sound
Juvenile Work Crew Program a Win-Win
Working in partnership with the
Willamette NF, the crew enhances public spaces while improves lives
Lewis-Clark State College visits Hells Canyon
Thirteen college students
explored natural resources and culture in Hells Canyon
Some astounding accomplishments across R6
R6ers on the Move
Who’s moving on, out or in
Where in the Region?
Guess right and win a prize!
Public Affairs Specialist
Willamette National Forest, South Zone
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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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Service Association (PNWFSA)
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• Portland, OR 97228-5583
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