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11.24.2009

BLACKSBURG, Va., Nov. 28, 2005 - Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources recently named William Worrell the forestry and natural resources extension agent for the southwestern Virginia district. Worrell's new position involves educating forest landowners about sound management practices through a variety of programs including Sustainable Harvesting and Resource Professional (SHARP) logger education programs.

11.24.2009

Vaughan Spearman, a recent University of Georgia graduate recently assumed the role of Area Extension Agent for Forestry and Wildlife with Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service

11.24.2009

AFF announced today that Tom Martin was unanimously elected by its board of trustees to succeed Larry Wiseman as president and chief executive officer. Wiseman, who founded the organization as its first president, has led AFF since 1983.

11.24.2009

Richard L. Porterfield, a former forestry professor who for 21 years held executive positions with Champion International paper company, has been chosen dean of the University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forest Resources.

11.24.2009

STILLWATER, Okla. -- M. Keith Owens has been appointed head of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resource's department of natural resource ecology and management, effective Aug. 1.

11.24.2009

Tom Darden, a 30-year wildlife and natural resource management veteran, has been tapped to oversee the USDA Forest Service, Southern Region's, Cooperative Forestry Program, which assists private forest owners in 13 southern states.

11.24.2009

Washington, D.C.: C.T. "Kip" Howlett, Jr. has been selected as the new Executive Director of the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) announced E. Austin Short III, President of the NASF Board of Directors and Delaware State Forester. "We are pleased to have the experience and background of Kip as our new Executive Director; his experience and background will help us to meet the growing challenges of achieving sustainable forests managed in the public interest," noted Mr. Short.

11.24.2009

Three Council Members and 53 Fellows Also Elected

11.24.2009

Timothy White, a University of Florida professor of forest genetics, has been named director of UF's School of Forest Resources and Conservation.

11.24.2009

P. K. Nair, a distinguished professor at the University of Florida's School of Forest Resources and Conservation, will receive the Society of American Foresters' Barrington Moore Memorial Award.

 
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