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National Association of State Foresters Weekly Newsletter May 15, 2020

This week in forestry and wildland fire news from NASF.

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We are saddened to report that West Virginia State Forester Barry Cook passed away May 9th due to injuries sustained from an accident at home.

Barry was a seasoned forester of 45 years, a small-business owner, and a military veteran. He and his long-standing dedication to conserving West Virginia's forests and their many benefits will be dearly missed.Our heartfelt condolences go out to all of Barry's family, many friends, and co-workers. In lieu of flowers, the family has established an educational expense fund for Barry’s children. Details on the memorial service and how to donate can be found here.


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