NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF Forest Service Retirees

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 membership.


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Website updates - October 2, 2015


Daily Situation Report, National Interagency Coordination Center - link to NICC's current report.



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


Don't forget the FS Reunion - - Posted 07/21/2015


Reunion website - - Posted 07/21/2015


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


Darrel retires - - thank you Darrel and welcome Corbin! posted 01/12/2015



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.

The National Association of Forest Service Retirees, NAFSR, commissioned the creation of this book of memories honoring the dedication of USFS employees throughout their career. The Association would like to thank Pamela Fenney for all of her work and effort on the marvelous creation.

Email Pam Fenney ( ) if you have any questions.

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.  



Check the Where Are They Now area, where you can search for old friends and colleagues or submit information about yourself.


There are some interesting stories provided on the History page .


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