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. COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY  Pine Wilt Disease Tree Regeneration …

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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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SAF Certified Forester Survey Reopened Through November 12th

Dear NAUFRP Members, The SAF CF exam in academic programs study team appreciates the feedback provided during the NAUFRP meetings at the SAF convention last week.  Several NAUFRP members indicated that they did not have sufficient time to discuss the subject among their faculty and then respond to the survey sent in September.  The survey has been reopened and can be accessed using the link below.  The survey will close on November 12, 5:00 pm, …

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2019 Family Forests Education Award Recipient Warnell School of Forestryand Natural Resources

The University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources was awarded the 2019 Family Forest Education Award by the National Association of University Forest Resources Programs (NAUFRP) and the National Woodland Owners Association (NWOA). The award is presented to educational institutions deemed to have delivered the most effective education program to benefit family forest owners over the past five years. It was given at the NAUFRP  annual meeting in Louisville, Kentucky on October …

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NAUFRP 2019 Annual Meeting

October 29, 2019 NAUFRP Executive Committee  (All NAUFRP Representatives Invited) 8:30 Continental Breakfast 9:00-4:00 Meeting Agenda Frazier Museum: 829 West Main Street (2nd Floor Training Room) https://fraziermuseum.org Louisville, KY Draft Ex Com March 2019 Minutes1 – Copy   October 29, 2019 NAUFRP President’s Reception Invitation (Colleagues, Friends, Family Welcome) 6:30-8:00  Frazier Museum 829 West Main Street (Room: ‘Order of the Writ’) https://fraziermuseum.org Louisville, KY   October 30, 2019 NAUFRP General Assembly 8:00 Continental Breakfast 8:30-3:30 …

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McIntire-Stennis Communications One Pagers

Over the last year, the NAUFRP Ad Hoc Communications Committee developed a Template that could be used to highlight the accomplishments of the McIntire-Stennis program at your institution with partners and policy makers.  It is also an attempt to create a ‘McIntire-Stennis Brand’ that is identifiable and consistent to profile the importance of this program.  The template is an editable InDesign file and was previewed at last year’s NAUFRP General Assembly meeting in Portland, OR …

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