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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March 23-24, 2022 – Biennial Conference on University Education in Natural Resources (BCUENR)

WHAT: The Biennial Conference on University Education in Natural Resources (BCUENR) is a broad, interdisciplinary opportunity to share and learn from colleagues at a variety of educational institutions with a common background in natural resources. #BCUENR22 WHO: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is excited to invite you to join us! Our hosts are UNL’s School of Natural Resources and College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Your contact for information: Larkin Powell (lpowell3@unl.edu).  WHEN: Please save March 23-24, 2022 for the 14th BCUENR—a two-day, virtual …

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Associate Director, Montana Forest and Conservation Experiment Station

The W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation (FCFC) at the University of Montana welcomes applications from qualified candidates to serve as Associate Director of the Montana Forest and Conservation Experiment Station (MFCES). This position will report to the Dean of FCFC, who also serves as the MFCES Director. The Associate Director will be responsible for overseeing the operations, growth and future success of the MFCES and its mission, including the two flagship properties. See …

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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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