Welcome to the web site for Retirees of the U.S. Forest Service, dedicated to the promotion of the ideals and principles of natural resource conservation upon which the U.S. Forest Service was founded, and to provide a world-wide forum to encourage continuous progress in their refinement and application.


Cruise this web site to view News about natural resource management, and contacts in Region and Area Retiree Organizations. You can read about the National Association of Forest Service Retirees and sign up for


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Website updates - February 1, 2016


Letter to AttGen L. Lynch from NAFSR & PLF seeking commitment to resolving law enforcement and safety issues impacting Federal land managers across the West, 1/05/5016 - - Posted 1/08/2016

Note from Lou Romero, FS 2015 Reunion Administrator - - Posted 1/08/2016


"Remember When" An interactive litany of Forest Service memories recording the ways in which
the agency was quite different and work was accomplished differently (from the FS reunion 2015)
- - Posted 1/08/2016


Minutes from 12/09/2015 BOD conf. call meeting - - posted 12/21/2015

Letter to Honorable Tom Vilsack, Sec. of Agriculture concerning closing of Job Corp centers.


A note from the Chief Tom Tidwell, dated 8/28/2015 - - Posted 8/28/2015


The Rising Cost of Wildfire Operations ~ Effects on the Forest Service's Non-Fire Work - - Posted 8/26/2015


Can you pass the Ranger test?-1925 exam - -  posted 05/03/2015



A book has been created with photos and memories of 35 people who contributed to this 70th anniversary of Smokey Bear. This book shows the Smokey Bear fire prevention message shared to audiences far and wide, touching generations.

Email Pam Fenney ( ) if you have any questions or want to order this "great" book.

to view book, page by page. (note: if text or photos are to small or to large you can control it by hitting Ctrl and plus (+) or minus (-).This will work in any browser.) - -  Posted 10/03/2014

for details and to order a copy(s) of this book  (Note: $2 off if ordering more than 1; $7 off for orders of 10 or more) than - - Posted 9/23/2014


You now can become a member of NAFSR via a simple click of the mouse. The first year is free, annual dues after that is $25.  


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