University of Maryland and University of Kentucky named 2021 Family Forests Education Awardees

The 2021 Family Forests Education Awards winners were announced during the National Association of University Forest Resources Programs (NAUFRP) General Assembly on November 3, 2021. The award is co-sponsored by the National Woodland Owners Association (NWOA). The University of Maryland Extension (UME) program received the 2021 FFEA Comprehensive Program for programming most benefiting family forest owners over the last five years. The UME Woodland Stewardship Education (WSE) program connects woodland property owners to their land …

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November 3, 2021 NAUFRP General Assembly

The 2021 NAUFRP General Assembly will be virtual on November 3rd from 1:00 to 4:00 Eastern Time.  See the agenda here.   The Zoom link to join the meeting is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82669423636?pwd=eVlnR3BSd1dOVGZQaHpWUENMNEdtZz09. Review DRAFT General Assembly Oct 28 2020 Minutes.

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NAUFRP News July 2021

Please find the first edition of NAUFRP’s periodic newsletter. Our purpose is to share information about activities and issues that may be of interest to you, the membership of NAUFRP, and our partners. We look forward to offering future editions of the newsletter in the coming months. We would like to specifically thank Terri Bates, NAUFRP’s Executive Liaison, for her diligence in developing the newsletter and doing the heavy lifting to assemble content provided by …

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Nominations Sought for 2021 Family Forests Education Awards

Nominations are being sought through September 20, 2021 for the Family Forests Education Awards co-sponsored by the National Woodland Owners Association (NWOA) and the National Association of University Forest Resources Programs (NAUFRP). The Comprehensive Program and Individual Project awards will be presented to educational institutions deemed to have delivered programming most benefiting family forest owners over the last five years. Any educational institution is eligible. The awards will be presented to the administrative unit originating …

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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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