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Friday, July 11, 2014
Wildlife biologists recently scanning photographs taken by a trail camera in the Uinta Mountains last winter saw something never before captured in Utah: the first official photographs of a wolverine. Kim Hersey, Mammals Conservation Coordinator for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR), says biologists from the...
Thursday, July 3, 2014
The NASF Foundation photography fellow Leslie Robertson is headed to the forests of Minnesota on July 14.  Robertson will document working forests of Minnesota, including economic benefits from recreation in state forests, public benefits such as clean air and water from St. Paul's urban forests, as well as the...
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Matt Harris is the new Arbor Day Foundation's new chief executive, only the second in the organization's 42 year history. "The work of the Arbor Day Foundation is as important as ever," Harris said in an Arbor Day press release. "We stand poised to expand our leadership role in ensuring that trees are recognized as a vital...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Mark Tyoe of Salisbury, New York carves eagles, mountain men and wolves from white pine. His specialty is bears.   Tyoe earns a living as a chainsaw artist, turning big logs into improbably fluid sculptures with nothing more than a tool that some use to cut firewood.   “I just use my imagination,”Mark Tyoe told...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Our NASF Foundation photography fellow Leslie heads to Minnesota on July 14. Following that trip will be a photographic journey into the forests and Pennsylvania, Florida, Mississippi, and California. We’d like to thank the host state foresters and their teams for jumping on board with this exciting project which will help...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Our NASF Foundation photography fellow Leslie heads to Minnesota on July 14. Following that trip will be a photographic journey into the forests and Pennsylvania, Florida, Mississippi, and California. We’d like to thank the host state foresters and their teams for jumping on board with this exciting project which will help...
Friday, June 20, 2014
With support from the NASF Foundation, NASF has selected Leslie Robertson of Illinois as its 2014 Photography Fellow. The outstanding photographer was selected from our strongest pool of candidates yet and will document the theme Working Forests Work throughout California, Florida, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Minnesota....
Friday, June 20, 2014
Patrice O'Brien of Oakland is the first woman to win the Mississippi Forestry Association Tree Farmer of the Year award. O’Brien got into the agriculture business when her father passed away in 1982, leaving the family's Twin Oaks Farm for her and her siblings to manage. “I was 30 years old at the time and had a full-time...
Friday, May 30, 2014
Rough & Ready Lumber in Cave Junction, Oregon is back in business one year after it was forced to shut due to weak markets for timber. Some employees have already been hired, and the mill is set to reopen in July. Funding comes from a $1 million Business Oregon loan and $4 million in state and federal tax credits that...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Bartholomäus Traubeck has designed a one-of-a-kind record player, complete with truly one-of-a-kind records, that plays the cross sections of trees.  Piano tracks are formed based on individual characteristics of wood, such as strength, thickness, or rate of growth.  The resulting music ranges from beautiful to eerie, and...

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