The Society of American Foresters (SAF) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Details about the Society are available online at https://www.eforester.org/. The position is located at the national SAF office at 10100 Laureate Way, Bethesda, Maryland 20814. The salary is commensurate with experience. The CEO is selected by and works for the SAF Board of Directors (Board). SAF is committed to diversity and inclusion in our leadership, membership, programs, and activities; all qualified candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply.
American Tree Farm System is looking for new inspectors in Oregon! Please register and share with your forester colleagues.
American Tree Farm System is a free forest certification opportunity for small private forest landowners. Forest certification is the certification of land management practices to a standard of sustainability. The American Tree Farm System certifies forest management to eight standards of sustainability.
The Hagenstein Lectures, a new community event presented by the World Forestry Center and the Society of American Foresters, will return to Portland on Sunday afternoon, October 15. Continuing the “Emerging Voices in Forestry” series started in 2016, ten young foresters under the age 45 who are working at the forefront of social, economic, and environmental change will be featured.
(Washington, D.C., August 21, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced Tony Tooke will serve as the new Chief of the U.S. Forest Service. Tooke has worked for the Forest Service since age 18 and currently is the Regional Forester for the Southern Region. Following the announcement, Secretary Perdue issued this statement:
Two Oregon State University students from Douglas County were awarded C. Wylie Smith III Memorial scholarships. The two recipients are Corrine Walters, a graduate from Roseburg High School, and Michael, a Douglas High School graduate.
2017 OSAF Foresters Day at the Capitol
Friday, May 5, 2017
Oregon State Capitol, Salem
Five Umpqua Chapter SAF members engaged with students at the Tenth Annual Umpqua Community College Explore Event (Explore Engineering, Surveying, Forestry, Computing and Computer Science) about career opportunities and pathways in Forestry and Forest Engineering.
The yellow cedar tree grows from northern California to Alaska and the wood has both commercial and cultural value. But yellow cedars are declining. Scientists say that's mostly due to the planet heating up.