Northeastern Area Association of State Foresters

Northeastern Area Association of State Foresters

Conserving Forests across the Northeast and Midwest

"Conservation is the application of common sense to the common problems for the common good.” - Gifford Pinchot

The Northeastern Area Association of State Foresters (NAASF) membership is comprised of the state forestry agencies from 20 New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwestern states plus the District of Columbia.

NAASF supports states in efforts to achieve joint forest management, conservation, and protection goals. Working closely with the Northeastern Area region of the USDA Forest Service and other partners, NAASF facilitates regional efforts related to forest health, invasive insects and pests, wildland firefighting, urban forestry, development of best practices for the protection of lands near rivers and lakes, and a variety of other areas.

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News & Announcements

NAASF Seeks Policy and Communications Director

The Northeastern Area Association of State Foresters is now recruiting to fill our Policy and Communications Director opening. This full-time position is currently hosted by the West Virginia University Research Corporation and will be based out of a home office in the Washington, DC metro area.   Other locations throughout the Northeast and Midwest may be considered on a case-by-case basis.   

For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit
http://hr.research.wvu.edu

and click on the “View Jobs” link.

Jamie Weaver Recognized as Cooperative Forest Management Forester of the Year


The Northeastern Area Association of State Foresters has named Jamie Weaver of MD Cooperative Forest Management Forester of the Year for 2016. Mr. Weaver received the award in recognition of his dedication and contributions to sustainable forest management, the forestry profession, and his community.

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