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This section provides the latest information from WFLC member states and territories, as well as links to recent press releases and news mentions. 

If you are looking for WFLC publications, please visit the Resources section. 

For media inquiries, please contact: 

Sara Goodwin, Communications Director


Latest Blog Posts

Expanding the reach of the Arizona Magnificent Tree Program through interns and volunteers.

This month, we are pleased to feature Michiko Martin, Regional Forester for the USDA Forest Service Southwestern Region. We invite you to meet Michiko! 

Authored by Matthew Perkins, Idaho Department of Lands
August 2022

In July 2022, the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management (DFFM) entered into a Good Neighbor Authority agreement with the Coconino National Forest to treat 31,000 acres of federal land and safeguard the municipal water source for communities in Central Arizona.

This month, we are pleased to feature Glenn Casamassa, Regional Forester for the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region. We invite you to meet Glenn!

Bayard, NE, proudly wears its Tree City USA status because it didn’t come easily. In June 2017, two tornados touched down in and around the small city of 1,000 people, causing widespread property damage. The storms also did a number on the area’s trees.

This month, we are pleased to feature River Ngkeruker Thomas, State Forester with the Republic of Palau Division of Forest, Land, & Water Management. 

The Box Canyon Fuels Reduction Good Neighbor Authority Project between the Claunch-Pinto Soil and Water Conservation District and the USDA Forest Service with state funding enhances the function of one of the last intact watersheds (Upper Arroyo de Manzano) in the Manzano Mountains of New Mexico. 

Good Neighbor Authority Spotlight authored by Gary Ellingson, Montana DNRC GNA Forester.

Multiple partners implemented a very effective, cross boundary fuels reduction project in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) along the eastern side of Steamboat Springs, CO through a Good Neighbor Agreement (GNA) called the Steamboat Front Fuels Project.