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Archive for January, 2010

Mac Cloyes, Junior Urban Forestry Major, Selected to Present in National Conference

Posted: January 29th, 2010

Urban Forestry Student to Present Research at National Conference Mac Cloyes, a junior Urban Forestry major, has been invited to present his research, "Damage Inflicted on Climbing Ropes by Handsaws," at the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research in April at the University of Montana (http://ncur.org). Mac's project, supervised by Dr. Brian Kane, was chosen from […]

Spring Seminar Series Announced

Posted: January 22nd, 2010

Unless noted otherwise, seminars will meet from 12:20 to 1:10 on Fridays in Holdsworth 305 12-Feb –  Katie Friday –  USDA Forest Service Mangroves, sediments, and water: impacts of urban development and global change 19-Feb – Raymond Bradley – University of Massachusetts Natural Archives, Changing Climates 26-Feb  – Jon Goguen –  University of Massachusetts, Medical […]

Research Based Extension Publication has Regional Impact

Posted: January 22nd, 2010

  Our forests provide many public benefits. 73% of the forests in the Northeast are ‘family forests’, owned by individuals and families. Reaching these tens of thousands of family forest owners with research based information to help inform their decisions about the management and protection of their land is critical to maintaining the benefits that flow from […]

Visiting colleague from the USDA Forest Service Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry

Posted: January 20th, 2010

Katie Friday will be stationed with the USDA Forest Service in Amherst while on a six-month detail from the USDA Forest Service Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry in Hilo, Hawaii. Ms. Friday is the Pacific Islands Cooperative Forester with Region 5 State and Private Forestry and manages educational and cooperative programs in Hawaii and the […]

Visiting colleague from the University of Hawaii

Posted: January 20th, 2010

J. B. Friday will be joining NRC this semester while on a six-month sabbatical from the University of Hawaii. Dr. Friday is the extension forester at UH and works in Hawaii and the Pacific. Some of his recent projects have included native forest restoration, thinning of overstocked timber stands, coffee shade systems, and non-industrial tree […]