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Biomass
SAF letter to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee regarding the definitions of renewable biomass in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007; December 6, 2007
Combined support for revision of the definition of biomass found in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007; December 17, 2007

Budgets
FIA Funding letter ; expires April 4, 2007
APHIS Forest Pests Funding; expires March 30, 2007
Forest Health Funding letter; expires March 16, 2007
House Interior Appropriations Testimony; April 19, 2007
Agriculture Appropriations Testimony; expires March 30, 2007
Interior Appropriations Testimony; expires March 16, 2007
2007 Farm Bill Budget; expires February 23, 2007

Climate Change
Forest Carbon Education Group’s Guidance Document on Managed Forests in Climate Change Policy; December 11, 2007
Comments on the ‘US Climate Change Science Program’s Draft Synthesis and Assessment Product 4.3;’ October 26, 2007”
Dr. John Helms, Testimony before the House Select Committee on Climate Change; April 26, 2007
Michael Goergen’s Testimony before the House Resources Committee on The Role of Forests in Climate Change; May 1, 2007

Endangered Species
Endangered Species Reserve Act Letter; expires December 6, 2007
Protecting Endangered Species Habitat on Private Lands; expires June 8, 2007

Federal Forest Management
Comments on the ‘Proposed Forest Service National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule;’ October 22, 2007
Comments on the ‘Proposed Forest Service National Environmental Policy Act Procedures;’ October 15, 2007
CEQ Categorical Exclusion Guidance; December 1, 2007
Northwest Forest Plan Survey and Manage; expires October 5, 2007
Cooperative Conservation; expires August 22, 2007
Forest Recovery Testimony HR 4200; expires August 2, 2007
Support for Agenda 25 x '25; expires June 28, 2007
Tongass National Forest Roads Building; expires May 15, 2007
Rocky Mountain Forest Insects Response Enhancement and Support Act; expires March 31, 2007
Forest Emergency Recovery and Research Act; expires March 14, 2007
Secure Rural Schools Land Sales Initiative Comments; expires March 23, 2007
NEPA Reform Comments; expires Feb 6, 2007
Statement on Salvage Logging and Reforestation; expires January 11, 2007

Fire
SAF President Tom Thompson’s letter to House Natural Resources Chair Nick J. Rahall regarding the FLAME ACT, July, 9, 2007
Comments on HR 4245, Saving American Lives and Investing in Protecting Land and Nature Act;October 17, 2007
Dr. John Helms, Responses to Questions, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing; September 24, 2007
Dr. John Helms, Testimony before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on the Effects of Climate Change on Wildfire; September 24, 2007
Dr. Peter Daugherty, Testimony before the House Resources Committee on Wildfire Management; June 17, 2007

Forest Inventory
FIA Program Implementation: Letter to USFS Chief; expires June 9, 2007

Pesticides
Comments on BLM's Proposed Herbicide Treatments; expires February 9, 2007

International Forestry
International Trade in Forest Products; expires December 7, 2008

Private Forest Management
Open Space Conservation; expires December 29, 2007
Cooperative Conservation; expires August 22, 2007
Healthy Forests Reserve Program Comments; expires August 15, 2007
Support for Agenda 25 x '25; expires June 28, 2007
Emergency Conservation Program Comments; expires June 26, 2007
US Green Building Council Green Building Rating System letter; expires March 23, 2007
Katrina and Rita Forest Damage Assessment
Katrina and Rita Forestry Recovery Needs

Professionalism
Joint letter to the Office of Government Ethics; December 17, 2007
Professionalism in Natural Resource Management Agencies; expires December 7, 2008

Wilderness Designation
Written Testimony Submitted to the House Natural Resources Committee on HR 1975, the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act; October 16, 2007