NAUFRP President’s Reception October 2nd- Portland Oregon

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A NIGHT AT THE DISCOVERY MUSEUM WORLD FORESTRY CENTER Tuesday, October 2, 2018 6:00-8:00 p.m. NAUFRP’s President’s Reception for MEMBERS, FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES (Family and Friends Invited) 4033 SW Canyon Road, Portland OR 97221 Accessible by the MAX Blue/Red Line: Washington Park Max Station (Stop ID 10121) Transportation Information can be found here: http://explorewashingtonpark.org/sites/default/files/WFC_Event_Info.pdf Discovery Museum Please RSVP to Terri Bates at 703-538-1134 or naufrp@verizon.net

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USDA Extends Deadline for Expressions of Interest for New ERS & NIFA Headquarters

(Washington, DC – September 7, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced an extension of the deadline for interested parties to submit an expression of interest to house the headquarters of the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). The original deadline of September 14, 2018 has been moved back 30 days to October 15, 2018. The extension is in response to stakeholder requests for more …

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RREA Strategic Plan 2018-2022

“Sustaining the Nation’s Forests and Rangeland Resources for Future Generations: RREA Strategic Plan 2018-2022” released August, 2018. Read more about the Renewable Resources Extension Act Strategic Plan for State Federal Partnership here.

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Call for Nominations Due August 31st – 2018 Family Forests Education Award

2018 FAMILY FORESTS EDUCATION AWARD Presented by the National Woodland Owners Association And the National Association of University Forest Resources Programs The National Woodland Owners Association (NWOA), in cooperation with the National Association of University Forest Resources Programs (NAUFRP), will present the annual FAMILY FORESTS EDUCATION AWARD at the 2018 Society of American Foresters (SAF) national convention in Portland, Oregon on October 2nd. The award will be presented to educational institutions deemed to have delivered the most effective education program benefiting family forest …

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Oregon State University Recipient of 2018 Family Forests Education Award

The National Association of University Forest Resources Programs (NAUFRP) and National Woodland Owners Association (NWOA) jointly presented the 2018 FAMILY FORESTS EDUCATION AWARD to OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY. The award is presented annually to educational institutions deemed to have delivered the most effective education program benefiting family forest owners over the past five years. Oregon State University was recognized for its ‘Outstanding Comprehensive Educational Program to Improve Management of Family Owned Forests’. Dr. Jim Johnson, Associate …

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Proposal: Survey of Forestry Programs and Professional Ethics

Proposal to NAUFRP to cooperate on a Survey of Forestry programs on Professional Ethics LCI  Feb. 27 2018 Quick Look:  Proposed survey of programs at p. 4 Proposed student survey at p. 8 Background Years ago I conducted an informal survey of SAF accredited programs to see what they were doing on professional ethics.  Only half responded… which is a clue.  This was while I was preparing my readings volume on the subject.  Responses received …

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Blue Ribbon Commission Releases Report on Forest and Forest Products Research and Development in the 21st Century

NAUFRP Statement:  The recently released report of the US Endowment for Forestry and Communities’ Blue Ribbon Commission on Forest and Forest Products Research and Development in the 21st Century underscores the need to bolster our capacity to solve the problems facing our forests and associated forest products industry.  The Commissioners have done an admirable job of describing the current state of forestry research and development.  Their central message recommending major changes in forest sector R&D …

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