Missouri State Forester Lisa Allen is profiled in a feature article about the state's forest resources. Allen says she, like nearly all foresters, chose her profession because of a deep love for forests. For her, she confesses, “Forestry is more of a religion than a job.”
The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities has scheduled two webinar sessions as an opportunity to "bubble up" ideas from a diverse set of conservation thinkers for a potential application to the 2010 round of NRCS (Natural Resource Conservation Service)-CIG (Conservation Innovation Grants) Grant Leveraging Category funding.
The Virginia Tech Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation has partnered with the Virginia Department of Forestry to offer a series of online courses as part of the Sustainable Harvesting and Resource Professional (SHARP) Logger program. To learn more about the program or the training schedule, visit http://www.sharplogger.vt.edu.
Five forestry organizations in Montana are joining forces to make it easier for private landowners to tap into their expertise in forestry-related research and science, forest practices policy and in service, education and program delivery.
A new website, Tools for Engaging Landowners Effectively, has been developed for natural resource professionals by the Sustaining Family Forests Initiative (SFFI) using data from the National Woodland Owner Survey.
With funding help from a number of private organizations and public agencies, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will purchase the state’s largest remaining privately-owned block of consolidated forest available for permanent protection. Located 75 miles southeast of Columbus, the forest is one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the country and is home to more than 50 years of ongoing forest research.
The Natural Resouces Conservation Service (NRCS) has issued the call for proposals for the 2010 Healthy Forests Reserve Program. State forestry agencies have been active partners in this program. The deadline for proposals is November 1 with selection of new projects by December 1. Click here for the 2010 Guidance.
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