NAUFRP Executive Committee Meeting March 8-9, 2021 (virtual)

The next NAUFRP Executive Meeting is planned for March 8-9, 2021 and will be held virtually. All NAUFRP representatives are invited to participate. Find the Agenda here.   Draft minutes from the October 27, 2020 Executive Committee meeting can be reviewed here..  ZOOM Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88682239723?pwd=dHdQWTlkNFp1RGt4RE5uK2FyWUhBQT09

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NAUFRP Endorses Forest-Carbon Working Group Policy Platform

NAUFRP has been a long time member of the Forest-Carbon Working Group (FCWG) and has endorsed the current policy platform for the 117th Congress. For more information on the FCWG go to Forest Climate Working Group | The nation’s only sector-wide coalition working to advance forests as a climate change solution. Forest-Climate Working Group Policy Platform for 117th Congress Statement on Climate Change Executive Order

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“Trends in Forest Research Expertise Over Four Decades”

Dr. Bob Wagner, Head, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University and Chair of the NAUFRP Research Committee heads up work on “Trends in Forest Research Expertise Over Four Decades” which was presented to the NAUFRP Executive Committee and General Assembly on October 27-28, 2020. For more information on this contact Dr. Wagner at rgwagner@purdue.edu

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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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