top of page

FNABC News & Blog



Chief Forester’s Standards for Seed Use


On June 18th, 2021 the Chief Forester released a memo informing seed users and producers of the intent to amend the Chief Forester’s Standards for Seed Use to remove the Geographic Based Seed Transfer (GBST) option as of August 2022. To review the memo outlining the next phase of the transition to Climate Based Seed Transfer, please use the link provided:


As indicated within the letter, all questions should be directed to

Kevin Astridge RPF, Tree Seed policy Officer

bottom of page