October 27 and 28 NAUFRP Executive Committee and General Assembly Meetings

The NAUFRP Executive Committee will meet via Zoom on Tuesday, October 27th from 11:00-12:30 and 1:00-2:00 eastern time.  The agenda below includes the Zoom log-in information.  All NAUFRP representatives are invited to participate. NAUFRP Ex Com Agenda Oct 27 2020 The NAUFRP General Assembly will meet via Zoom on Wednesday October 28th from 11:00-12:30 and 1:00-2:30 eastern time. The agenda below includes Zoom log-in information. NAUFRP General Assembly Agenda Oct 28 2020 Draft 2019 General …

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APLU Releases Reports on Gaps in Employability Skill and Workforce Preparedness

APLU Releases Two Reports on Gaps in Employability Skills and Workforce Preparedness Among College Graduates JUNE 9, 2020 More than 11,000 Employers, Faculty, Alumni, & Students Were Part of the Survey Examining 11 Critical Growth Areas for Students Today Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today released two reports on the results of a comprehensive survey of employers, faculty, alumni, and students that explored the top employability skills preparedness gaps …

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Support for NIFA $380 Supplemental Appropriations

On April 22, NAUFRP joined the Association of Public Land Grant Universities (APLU) and 40 other national and regional organizations in signing a letter sent to the House Speaker, Senate Majority Leader, Senate Minority Leader, and House Minority Leader with copies to the House and Senate Agriculture Committees and Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittees requesting $380 million for NIFA in a future supplemental bill. APLU is providing another opportunity for additional national and State organizations to sign …

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NAUFRP-APLU Funding Requests for Fiscal Year 2021

Fiscal Year 2021 appropriations priorities requests by NAUFRP and the Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities (APLU) include $39 million for the McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Program, $460 million for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) and $16 million for the Joint Fire Science Program.  See more in depth information on these recommendations below: APLU’s Unified Request for NIFA Funding FY2021 FY 2021 APLU Appropriations Priorities McS FY 2021 APLU Appropriations Priorities JFSP APLU CGA …

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Southern NAUFRP Meeting June 15-16, 2020 Nashville, TN

Southern NAUFRP will meet in conjunction with the Forest Landowners Association (FLA) June 15-16, 2020 in Nashville, TN. More information on the SNAUFRP will be posted.  Information on the FLA meeting can be found at https://www.forestlandowners.com/events/the-family-forest-business-conference-2020-2/

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McIntire-Stennis Research

The McIntire-Stennis program, a unique federal-state partnership, cultivates and delivers forestry and natural resource innovations for a better future. By advancing research and education that increases the understanding of emerging challenges and fosters the development of relevant solutions, the McIntire-Stennis program has ensured healthy resilient forests and communities and an exceptional natural resources workforce since 1962.  Following are examples of current McIntire Stennis research at NAUFRP institutions. AUBURN UNIVERSITY Effects of Invasive Plant Species on …

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March 2-3, 2020 NAUFRP Executive Committee Meeting

The NAUFRP Executive Committee will meet March 2-3, 2020 in Washington, D.C.  The meeting location is Dentons, 1900 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20006.  All NAUFRP representatives are welcome to attend.  View the agenda here   Hotel rooms have been blocked at the Hotel Lombardy at 2019 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.  Please call 800-424-5486 or 202-828-2600 and refer to NAUFRP 2020 Block.  The cut-off date for reservations is January 31st.  Please contact Terri Bates directly at naufrp@verizon.net …

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Forests and Climate Change Mitigation: The Role of Markets

Resources for the Future hosted a panel discussion  on “Forests and Climate Change Mitigation: The Role of Markets,” February 11th in Washington, D.C. featuring Dr. Janaki Alavalapati, NAUFRP President-Elect and Dean of the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences at Auburn University.   https://www.rff.org/events/rff-live/forests-and-climate-change-mitigation-role-markets/   Other speakers included: Robert Bonnie, Resources for the Future, Duke University;  Kate Gatto, National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO); David Wear, Resources for the Future and Moderator: Ann M. Bartuska, Resources for the Future

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Call for Presentations 13th Biennial Conference on University Education in Natural Resources

Call for Presentations – 13th Biennial Conference on University Education in Natural Resources STRATEGIES – SHARING – SOLUTIONS The Changing Climate of Natural Resource Education March 12-14, 2020, University of Montana, Missoula, MT Join Us in Montana for BCUENR 2020! Conference Theme The BCUENR 2020 conference will consider the changing climate of university education in natural resources, with a focus on sharing successful strategies and solutions. We hope to solicit contributions on the topics listed …

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