National Advanced Silviculture Program

NASP8 participants at the CFC's Ecological Systems moduleThe National Advanced Silviculture Program (NASP) is a five-module certification program of the USDA Forest Service. The program includes five courses for Forest Service silviculturists. The Cloquet Forestry Center hosts two of these modules:

Participation in NASP is determined by a nomination process through the USDA Forest Service at the federal level, with input from Forest Service Regional Silviculturists and counterparts in the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Land Management.