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


Over the past month, Danielle Okst has been navigating her transition from Director of Policy to the Executive Director role. 

Read the March 2023 legislative and policy update.

Read the March 2023 edition of the CWSF newsletter.

On March 20, 2023,  Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the list of awarded proposals list for the fiscal year 2022 Community Wildfire Defense Grant program. Read our blog for a deeper look at the western process. 

Read the February 2023 legislative and policy update.

Read the February 2023 edition of the CWSF newsletter.

Read the January 2023 edition of the CWSF newsletter.

 Read the January 2023 legislative and policy update.

 Read the December 2022 legislative and policy update.

 Read the October 2022 legislative and policy update.

Read the October 2022 edition of the CWSF e-newsletter.

CWSF and WFLC welcomed a new staff member, John Smith. 

 Read the September 2022 legislative and policy update.

The September 2022 edition of the CWSF e-newsletter is now available.

Read the August 2022 legislative and policy update.