Legislative Affairs

Forestry Awareness Day

- Albany, Monday March 6, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Working with our partners in the Council of Forest Resource Organizations (of which NYFOA is a founding member) in Albany, we seek to sensitize legislators to the issues facing woodlot owners and related enterprises. Here are the issue sheets of topics on which we focused.

The 2017 Issue Sheets Document

Issues Covered in this document:

  • Wood Products Dvelopment Council
  • Urban Forestry
  • Private Forest Stewardship Cost Share
  • Forest Property Taxation
  • Forest Health and Sustainability
  • Community Forests
  • Environmental Protection Fund

The CFRO 2015 Brochure

NYFOA has a representative on the New York State Invasive Species Advisory Council which provides guidance to the The New York State Invasive Species Council.

New York State Assembly

New York State Senate

The NYS Conservation Easement Tax Credit

NYFOA is an organizational member of the National Woodland Owners Association which advocates for woodland owners at the federal level.

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