CWSF’s Western Voice blog helps you stay current on all the most important information related to forestry issues in the West.


Looking for an opportunity in forestry? Check out which western state forestry agencies and partners are hiring! 

Check out our latest policy update from Neil Simpson, CWSF/WFLC Director of Policy.
Arizona hosted the 2nd Council of Western State Foresters (CWSF) Good Neighbor Authority (GNA) Committee annual meeting on April 2-4, 2024 in Tucson.
The March 2024 edition of the CWSF newsletter is now available.
Check out our latest policy update from Neil Simpson, CWSF/WFLC Director of Policy.
The February 2024 edition of the CWSF newsletter is now available.
Check out our latest policy update from Neil Simpson, CWSF/WFLC Director of Policy.
Read a guest blog post on CWDG from the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.
The January 2024 edition of the CWSF newsletter is now available.
This month, we are pleased to feature Shawn Thomas, Forestry and Trust Lands Division Administrator for the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation.
Check out our latest policy update from Neil Simpson, CWSF/WFLC Director of Policy, which details the latest on fiscal year (FY) 2024 appropriations and previews the uptick in forestry and wildfire issues in Washington, D.C., including flexible funding for Forest Action Plans, hazardous fuels funding, reforestation, and the Good Neighbor Authority.
CWSF and WFLC members and partners gathered for the 2023 CWSF/WFLC Fall Meeting in Waikoloa, Hawai’i, November 28-30, 2023.
The November 2023 edition of the CWSF newsletter is now available.
This month’s policy update highlights a new Memorandum of Understanding between the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of the Interior, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, recent policy resolutions passed by the Western Governors' Association, and the latest information on fiscal year (FY) 2024 Appropriations.
The October 2023 edition of the CWSF newsletter is now available.