Pacific Northwest Forest Service Association (PNWFSA)

Panorama of Mt Massive and Mt Elbert across Turquoise Lake outside of Leadville, CO, Pike-San Isabel NF

 “We are dedicated to sustaining the Forest Service mission and adapting to today’s and tomorrow's challenges.  We represent Forest Service retirees who are dedicated to: sustaining the heritage of caring for the National Forests and Grasslands, partnering with the Forest Service, and helping to understand and adapt to today’s and tomorrow’s challenges." 

Visit us at nasfr.org

 Join us and become a NAFSR member today, a national nonprofit membership organization that advocates and works for keeping our Public Lands in public hands, while being managed professionally and substantially for responsible use and enjoyment.


As an organization we endorse and embrace the multiple use mission of the USDA Forest Service. Our membership of predominately retired USDA FS employees from across the country are actively educating and advocating for policies, laws and regulations that help support the Forest Service to better meet it's trusted mission of being stewards of these magnificent public lands.


WE believe strongly in working with the agency, partners and elected officials to achieve and accomplish this mission.

                                          

 

  Please feel free to drop me a note regarding any questions or ideas that you may have.

Ranotta McNair  nafsr@oldsmokeys.org

    NAFSR UPDATES !  Whats new!

    • NAFSR SURVEY results are in. We had 314 responses from our members. Go to our web page to see what members said ! http://www.nafsr.org   NAFSR is listening and welcomes your feedback. 
    • Senators Call for Additional Funding to Ensure Effective Responses to Massive Wildfires.  Lawmakers request FY 2019 funding for much needed air tanker procurement to fight unprecedented large fires  Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, today led a bipartisan group of their colleagues in   requesting funding to modernize firefighting assets so the U.S. Forest Service can more effectively respond, in a cost-effective   manner, to devastating wildfires.
    • October 24, 2018 Secretary Perdue's letter thanking NAFSR for meeting with him in September 2018,  in Asheville, NC. Follow up  discussions regrading the NAFSR letter and recommendations. (full letter available on line) 
    • NAFSR September 2018 letter and final report submitted to Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue. NAFSR reports and letter outlining our organization ideas for enhancing rural prosperity and healthy environments through active land management. NAFSR work teams helped to finalize and develop recommendations regarding:  agency culture, Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations, Forest Service Endangered Species Act (ESA) reform, and Forest Service environmental analysis and decision-making (EADM) processes. (full letter and reports on line).
    •  NAFSR September, 12, 2018 Report " Sustaining the Forest Service REVITALIZING THE CULTURE AND STREAMLINING PROCESSES". Submitted to the Secretary  of Agriculture, Under Secretary of Agriculture and Chief of Forest Service. (full report available online).

    What's New! 

    • October 24, 2018 Secretary Perdue's letter thanking NAFSR for meeting with him in September 2018,  in Asheville, NC. Follow up  discussions regrading the NAFSR letter and recommendations. (full letter available on line) 
    • NAFSR September 2018 letter and final report submitted to Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue. NAFSR recommendations regarding:  agency culture, Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations, Forest Service Endangered Species Act (ESA) reform, and Forest Service environmental analysis and decision-making (EADM) 


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