Pacific Northwest Forest Service Association (PNWFSA)
The Pacific Northwest Forest Service Assoc. had its origins in 1945
We're a 501(c)(3) organization of 840+ strong
We stay in contact with colleagues & friends made during our Forest Service careers.
Through grants, we help improve resources on National Forests
When disaster hits, we help Forest Service employees
We offer scholarships to students for college or trade schools... More information
Our quarterly newsletters are filled with interesting and timely information. The 2022 Fall Newsletter has a follow up on the Line Officer Academy, meet the 2022 Old Smokey Scholarship recipients, reclaiming Wind River Nursery's legacy, a welcome to seven new members, frontline and personal reflections from Ted Stubblefield and Rich Stem, and much more.
We stay up to date on National Forest management and issuesas well as Pacific Northwest Research accomplishments.
We gather for lunch the last Friday of each month at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Portland, OR, and each year at a banquet in May and a picnic in August.
See Events for more information.
If you have some connection with the Pacific Northwest
The next Old Smokeys luncheon will be on February 23, 2023.
We will once again be meeting for lunch the last Friday of most months at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Portland. For more information click here.
2023 Winter Newsletter
Articles for the Winter Newsletter are due by January 16. The winter edition is scheduled to be mailed/posted in February.
Grant proposal window for 2023 has closed (12/31/2022)
For more information
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