Press Room

The Fund will respond to community priorities and support restoration and stewardship. It will focus on improving visitor experiences on the new National Monument that is within 90 minutes of 17 million residents of greater Los Angeles.

Current Press Releases

NFF Announces $3 Million San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Fund

Oct 10, 2014

The Fund will respond to community priorities and support restoration and stewardship. It will focus on improving visitor experiences on the new National Monument that is within 90 minutes of 17 million residents of greater Los Angeles.

Ashland Forest Resiliency and NFF Team Up to Fund Watershed Work

Jul 14, 2014

The NFF and AFR Partners share the goals of reducing risk of severe wildfire on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest and protecting the municipal water supply and more.

Polaris and NFF Team Up to Restore Superior National Forest OHV Trails

Jul 14, 2014

Two projects support ATV trails on Minnesota's Superior National Forest.

Williams and National Forest Foundation Team up to Preserve Buzzard Swamp

Jul 10, 2014

Williams supported restoration and rehabilitation of primary water control structures.

Exelon Foundation provides $300,000 to NFF to restore tall grass prairie and expand youth program

May 22, 2014

Support will expand successful youth corps program, restore native habitat at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

NFF Specialists

Mary Mitsos

Vice President, Conservation Programs 
NFF conservation programs, community-based conservation
406-830-3351 
mmitsos@nationalforests.org

Greg Peters

Director of Communications
NFF conservation programs and events, community-based conservation
406-830-3361 
gpeters@nationalforests.org

Wes Swaffar

Ecosystem Services Program Manager
Tree-planting & Carbon Capital Fund programs 
406-830-3356 
wswaffar@nationalforests.org

Vance Russell

Director, California Program 
NFF programs in CA 
530-758-2609 
vrussell@nationalforests.org

Adam Liljeblad

Director of Conservation Awards
Grants and grant programs
406-830-3357
aliljeblad@nationalforests.org