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October Conference to Focus on Tribal Perspectives

Aug. 22, 2016  • 

Forestry and natural resource professionals are invited to participate in a conference that will bring the Intertribal Timber Council (ITC) and Society of American Foresters (SAF) together to discuss the role of Tribal forestry in forest management in the region with the theme, Partnership Opportunities with Indian Forestry: A Tribal Perspective.

Emerging Voices in Forestry to Convene in Portland on October 9

Aug. 22, 2016  • 

The Hagenstein Lectures, an exciting community event presented by the World Forestry Center and the Society of American Foresters, debuts Sunday, October 9 at the World Forestry Center in Portland under the theme of “Emerging Voices in Forestry.” The lectures will introduce five young foresters that are all working at the forefront of social, economic, and environmental change. Urban professionals, college students, and other adults interested in creative thinking to advance sustainable forestry in the 21st century should attend.

Leadership Expert to Challenge SAF Members

Aug. 22, 2016  • 

Join the Portland Chapter for a Tree Farm Tour, BBQ, and program by featured speaker Tom Davidson on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at the Magness Memorial Tree Farm in Wilsonville. Here’s the line-up:

Travis Joseph: Political Implications of the 2016 Election

April 4, 2016  • 

Forestry is at a crossroads, both professionally and politically. There’s growing interest among policymakers at all levels of government to address issues such as forest health, catastrophic wildfire, climate change, and the plight of forested, rural communities. These issues have also helped elevate public awareness and recognition of the forestry profession.