Pacific Northwest Forest Service Association (PNWFSA)

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The Pacific Northwest Forest Service Assoc. had its origins in 1945
when the 30-Year Club was started in Portland. 

We're a 501(c)(3) organization of 840+ strong
with members spread all over the country.

We stay in contact with colleagues & friends made during our Forest Service careers.

Through grants, we help improve resources on National Forests
and provide educational opportunities about those resources... More information

When disaster hits, we help Forest Service employees
or retirees & families recover financially...
 More information

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
(or would like to have)
join us. 
Membership is complimentary for the first year for new applicants.

Upcoming events


The next luncheon will be on December 30, 2022.

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.

The Summer Picnic was a huge success, with over 70 members attending.  If you have pictures you would like to share, please send them to

2022 Fall Newsletter

The Fall Newsletter is due to be mailed out/posted in November.  

Grant Proposals for 2023
are now being accepted.
See grants awarded for 2022 
and previous years.

For more information
Contact Kurt Wiedenmann

See What's New With the 

National Assoc of
Forest Service Retirees

Want more info?
Contact Becki Heath 
Old Smokeys NAFSR Representative

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or by contacting
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