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.

The Council of Western State Foresters (CWSF) is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to complete the second iteration of the Western Forestry Leadership Coalition’s True Cost of Wildfire report that will include a full accounting of costs associated with wildfire in the West.

The January 2021 edition of the CWSF e-newsletter is now available.

Read January's legislative and policy update.

Western forests cover approximately 365 million acres and account for 49% of the nation’s total forested land. This massive area is managed by a diverse set of stakeholders, including state, private, and federal owners. To effectively manage the land first requires the identification of shared priorities.

Learn more here about careers in forestry.

Take a look at what's happening in western forestry with news from our member state agencies.

The December 2020 edition of the CWSF e-newsletter is now available.

The November 2020 edition of the CWSF e-newsletter is now available.

Read November's legislative and policy update.