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Winning concepts help create new markets for forest restoration byproducts; share $100,000 in prize money.

Current Press Releases

NFF Announces Winners of the 2014 Barrett Foundation Business Concept Challenge

Feb 11, 2015

Winning concepts help create new markets for forest restoration byproducts; share $100,000 in prize money.

NFF, White River National Forest and Vail Resorts Partner for the It’s All Yours Public Service Campaign

Jan 30, 2015

The “It’s All Yours” campaign is aimed at building awareness about recreation opportunities on National Forests and Grasslands and encouraging responsible recreation and stewardship.

NFF and Caudalie team up to plant up to 80,000 trees on the Chippewa National Forest

Dec 9, 2014

Project will benefit bald eagles and the headwaters of the Mississippi River.

NFF Receives $1.245 Million Grant for Expanded Work on Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

Nov 24, 2014

Funds will restore chaparral and riparian areas and expand community engagement in Big Tujunga Canyon and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.

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.

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