Read meeting notes from the March 5-6, 2018 NAUFRP Executive Committee meeting here
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 …
Read meeting notes from the NAUFRP General Assembly meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico here
Read notes from the November 14, 2017 Executive Committee meeting here
View NAUFRP 2017 accomplishments NAUFRP Presentation for General Assembly – 2017.
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 …
NAUFRP is a member of the Forests in the Farm Bill Coalition. The Coalition released its platform for the 2018 Farm Bill on July 20, 2017. Read more about the Coalition platform here
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) of the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new report on March 27th that measured the effectiveness of investments in America’s land-grant universities through food and agriculture research, extension, and education projects. The report, National Evaluation of Capacity Programs, was prepared by TEConomy Partners. NIFA commissioned the study to determine whether funding based on 100-year-old legislation is still a suitable model to support 21st Century …
The Forests in the Farm Bill Coalition appealed to the House Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry to use the 2018 Farm Bill to address challenges faced by forest landowners. The coalition is a diverse group of interests that has worked together for more than 15 years to build consensus forest sector platforms for the last three Farm Bills. Read the Coalition’s March 2017 letter to Congress here.
See NAUFRP’s funding request to Congress for Fiscal Year 2018 federal appropriations here. NAUFRP FY19 Budget Recommendations