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10.22.2012
eLearn Urban Forestry:  The USFS and SREF have Launched a Brand New Professional Development Program in Urban Forestry

eLearn Urban Forestry is an online, interactive professional development program in all things Urban Forestry designed specifically for beginning urban foresters, traditionally trained foresters working in urban landscapes and allied professionals such as landscape architects, public works employees and planners.

10.03.2012
The Urban Forestry eLearning Project

An Urban Forestry module provided by Southern Regional Extension Forestry, the Urban and Community Forestry Program, and the Southern Group of State Foresters.

10.22.2010

BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 24, 2010 – Thomas R. Fox of Christiansburg, Va., professor of forestry in Virginia Tech’s College of Natural Resources and Environment, was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for research and teaching at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile in Santiago, Chile.

11.24.2009

The Wood Education and Resource Center (WERC) is accepting applications for cost-share demonstration projects that assist the WERC in meeting its mission of facilitating interaction and information exchange with the forest products industry that will enhance opportunities for sustained forest products production in the eastern hardwood forest region.

11.24.2009

BLACKSBURG, Va., May 23, 2006 Beginning this fall, Virginia Techwill offer a one-of-a-kind Ph.D. program in geospatial and environmental analysis. "This interdisciplinary doctoral program, based in the College of Natural Resources, is designed to meet one of the great challenges of the twenty-first century the sustainable management and conservation of natural resources," explained geography department head Larry Grossman.

11.24.2009

Please plan to join us for the January edition of the USDA ForestServiceUrban Natural Resources Institute (UNRI) Informational Webcast,which aims to bring to you up to date on the work of Forest Servicescientists, and ourcooperators, who are working on urban natural resource research anddevelopment projects.

11.24.2009

The Urban Forestry Index (UFind) is a database of current and historic urban forestry and arboriculture publications and other media that can be searched by topic, author, title, description, or keyword. Through the cooperative efforts of the USDA Forest Service, University of Minnesota, and TreeLink, this database is continuously updated and made available on the web. It is available at http://www.urbanforestryindex.net.

11.24.2009

The USDA Forest Service, Southern Region, will soon advertise a GS-12/13 Rural Forestry Program Manager position located in the Cooperative Forestry Unit, State & Private Forestry, the Regional Office, Region 8, Atlanta, GA. The Forester serves as Rural Forest Program Manager for the Rural Forestry Assistance Program, providing leadership, guidance, assistance, and administrative/technical direction throughout the thirteen-state Forest Service , Region 8 area.

11.24.2009

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2006-Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns today awarded more than $790,000 in federal cost-share grants to 12 organizations for use with urban and community forestry projects nationwide.

11.24.2009

The Wood Education and Resource Center (WERC) is accepting applications for cost-share demonstration projects that assist the WERC in meeting its mission of facilitating interaction and information exchange with the forest products industry that will enhance opportunities for sustained forest products production in the eastern hardwood forest region. The funding available this fiscal year is approximately $1 million. Completed applications are due to the WERC on or before February 1, 2006.

11.24.2009

January 31, 2007. Washington, D.C. The Administration's Farm Bill proposal can be found at the following web site: http://www.usda.gov/documents/07finalfbp.pdf . The conservation programs are listed in Title II, Research is Title VII, Forestry Title VIII

 
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