Washington, DC – The American Wood Council, the National Alliance of Forest Owners and the Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association issued a joint statement on President Biden’s Executive Order, Catalyzing America’s Clean Energy Economy Through Federal Sustainability. “We applaud the President for harnessing the federal government to lead the way in transforming the built environment to net-zero.
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The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) applauds the new global commitment to end deforestation by 2030, an agreement signed by leaders from around the world at the COP26 climate summit last week. Healthy and resilient forests are critical to meeting climate goals. As global leaders in sustainable forest management, NAFO members encourage U.S. leaders
Washington, DC – The National Alliance of Forest Owners released the following statement on the introduction of the Senate America’s Revegetation and Carbon Sequestration Act. We applaud Senators Manchin and Barrasso for introducing the America’s Revegetation and Carbon Sequestration Act, a bipartisan bill to support forest health and resilience and promote natural, forest-based solutions in
The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) is pleased to see robust funding for the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program and Wood Innovation Grants (WIGs) in the House Agriculture Committee’s reconciliation package. We eagerly await full text from the House Agriculture Committee and inclusion of this funding in the Senate package, but we are
Washington, DC – The National Alliance of Forest Owners released the following statement on the introduction of the House Disaster Reforestation Act. “We applaud Representatives Sewell and Carter for introducing the Disaster Reforestation Act, a bipartisan bill that will support forest health and resilience in the face of a changing climate. This bill provides support
Washington, DC – Dave Tenny, President & CEO of the National Alliance of Forest Owners released the following statement on the Senate’s passage of the Growing Climate Solutions Act. “We applaud the Senate on the passage of The Growing Climate Solutions Act, which will help private forest owners of all sizes deliver carbon mitigation benefits
Washington, DC – The National Alliance of Forest Owners released the following statement on the reintroduction of the National Prescribed Fire Act. “We applaud Senators Wyden, Manchin, Cantwell, and Feinstein for reintroducing the National Prescribed Fire Act. This commonsense bill supports prescribed burns as an essential, science-based strategy for reducing the risk of severe wildfire.
The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) applauds the inclusive, voluntary and collaborative approaches embraced by the Biden-Harris administration in its America the Beautiful Initiative, released today, which outlines the administration’s goal to conserve 30% of the nation’s land and water by 2030. “Private working forests are delivering conservation and environmental benefits at scale across
WASHINGTON, DC – With President Biden’s decision to rejoin the Paris Accords, the American Wood Council (AWC), National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) and Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association (SLMA) stand ready to support the administration as it now seeks to reduce carbon emissions. Sustainably managed forests and the wood products they produce can and should be an important component of
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Washington, DC – We thank Senator Braun for his leadership, together with Senator Coons, in recognizing the role of forests and forest products as a natural climate solution. As a private forest owner himself, Senator Braun’s first-hand experience and leadership is vital to ensuring that policy supports healthy markets, working forests and forests products –