NAUFRP Letters of Support

Each year, the National Association of University Forest Resources Programs membership writes letters of support to members of congress and others with funding authority to request the availability of forest-related research intiatives. NAUFRP members often join other conservation organizations in support. Below are letters sent by date.

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2014

November 6, 2014
NAUFRP Letter to EPA on Science Fundamentals of Forest Biomass Carbon Accounting
EPA letter to NAUFRP (12/12/14)
EPA Memorandum addressing Biogenic Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Stationary Sources (11/19/14)

October 9, 2014
Letter to President Obama in praise of climate action

March 24, 2014
House Appropriations Subcommittee Funding Letter
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Funding Letter

March 18, 2014
Letter to Wyden/Tax Reform

March 18, 2014
Letter to Vilsack/Boots on Use of Wood in Building Construction

February 10, 2014
Wildfire Disaster Funding Act Support Letter

2013

October 28, 2013
WoodWorks letter of support

August 23, 2013
Forest Climate Working Group-2013 Policy Recommendation

July 2, 2013
Letter to House regarding Farm Bill

May 6, 2013
Letter to Senate regarding Carbon Pricing draft legislation

2012

November 26, 2012
Letter to Senate regarding 2012 Farm Bill proposal

September 18, 2012
Letter to House regarding Keep the Forest in the Family Estate Tax Act

July 6, 2012
Letter to House regarding 2012 Farm Bill proposal

May 25, 2012
Letter to Senate requesting vote on the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012

2011

October 27, 2011
Letter to Environmental Protection Agency regarding ruling on forest roads as point sources

September 19, 2011
House Committee on Agriculture request for the 2012 Farm Bill

March 29, 2011
Senate Appropriations Leadership request to support USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis

March 28, 2011
House Appropriations Leadership request to support USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis

March 3, 2011
Senate Appropriations Leadership request to support USDA Forest Service Programs

January 20, 2011
New Agriculture Committee Leadership and Farm Bill request (House)

2010

October 8, 2010
Selection of the Forest Climate Working Group as a recipient of a 2010 Stan Adams Current Achievement Award for Partnerships

June 7, 2010
Forest and conservation organizationís comments on Kerry-Lieberman Climate Bill

May 18, 2010
U.S. forest sector opportunities in climate and energy legislation

April 20, 2010
Support the use of biomass for energy

April 6, 2010
Investments in research and forest conservation initiatives within the U.S.D.A.

March 19, 2010
Investments in U.S. forest programs for FY2011

2009

December 9, 2009
Bi-partisan climate legislation to Senators Kerry, Lieberman, Graham

November 4, 2009
Creating carbon sequestration as part of new federal climate legislation

October 13, 2009
Renewable forest biomass in energy and climate policy

July 20, 2009
Support the bid of the U.S. Forest Service to host the IUFRO XXIV World Congress in 2014

May 6, 2009
Renewable forest biomass as an energy source to meet a renewable electricity standard (Senate request)

May 6, 2009
Renewable forest biomass as an energy source to meet a renewable electricity standard (House request)

April 6, 2009
Fully fund the USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis Program

March 30, 2009
Fully fund the forest biomass energy research program (Senate request)

March 30, 2009
Fully fund the forest biomass energy research program (House request)

February 13, 2009
Statement of the Forest Climate Working Group