Guide to Advocacy & Outreach
In partnership with the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, SAF convenes annual meetings of partners and stakeholders from across the sector to discuss challenges and opportunities for using data generated by the USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program.
Recommendations and action items are developed and shared with FIA program leaders and the broader user community to build awareness, facilitate collaboration, and, ultimately, continue the work of using FIA data to improve management of the nation’s forests. Click below to download and share the meeting reports, which include video links, presentation recaps, and recommendations.
2020 FIA Meeting Report
2020 Small Area Estimation Focus Session Report
2021 Timber Products Output Survey Focus Session Report
2021 FIA Meeting Report
2022 Forest Carbon Focus Session Report
2022 FIA Meeting Report
Posted on 7/7/2022
The fiscal year (FY) 2023 bill from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies includes increased investments in a wide variety of programs that support forestry research and management across public and...
Posted on 5/10/2022
SAF’s Board of Directors recently approved a new national position statement titled “Sustainability of American Forests,” which was developed by SAF’s Committee on Forest Policy.
Posted on 4/29/2022
On Earth Day, President Biden signed the “Executive Order on Strengthening the Nation’s Forests, Communities, and Local Economies.”
Posted on 3/10/2022
Posted on 3/1/2022
Posted on 2/15/2022
Posted on 1/27/2022
Posted on 1/4/2022
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