Western Voice

Joel Prince courtesy National Association of State Foresters

Western Voice

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

We invite you to meet Eddie Tudor, CWSF Member and New Mexico State Forester.

CWSF recently added one pagers for each of our five issue areas. These one pagers are available in our publications library and are also accessible on each issue web page. 

CWSF was recently featured in the Summer 2016 edition of the National Woodland Owners Association Magazine.

The July 2016 edition of the CWSF e-newsletter is now available. 

We invite you to meet David Smith, CWSF Member and Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry and Wildlife Administrator.

Read July's legislative and policy updates from CWSF's Policy Director. 

The National Association of State Foresters’ (NASF) Foundation sponsors  photography fellowships to help tell compelling visual stories about state and private forestry in the United States. Grace Mirzeler, CWSF Member Services Associate, is participating in this fellowship and had the opportunity to participate in two photo trips on behalf of NASF and recently concluded her participation in the photography fellowship with a photo trip to Salida, CO.

Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its decision that no additional regulations are needed to address stormwater discharges from forest roads under the Clean Water Act (CWA). 

Yesterday, Chief Ken Pimlott, California State Forester and Director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), and member of the Council of Western State Foresters (CWSF) and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), testified at the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing in Washington D.C.