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Archive for March, 2010

UMass Forestry Alumni and Students Socialize at the 90th Annual Meeting of the New England Society of American Foresters

Posted: March 12th, 2010

Several hundred foresters met in Nashua, New Hampshire at the 90th annual New England SAF meeting, and UMass alumni and students took time to enjoy refreshments together. Alumni exchanged stories about their student days as well as information about their current responsibilities, and students learned about valuable professional contacts and forestry beyond the classroom.    […]

UMass Forestry Students Win Society of American Foresters Quiz Bowl Again

Posted: March 12th, 2010

On March 10, UMass Forestry students were again victorious, winning the New England Quiz Bowl competition defeating teams from UNH and Paul Smith's College at the 90th annual meeting of the New England Society of American Foresters (NESAF) in Nashua, New Hampshire. The UMass team previously won the Quiz Bowl in 2009 at the NESAF […]

NRC’s Family Forest Research Center Team Expands

Posted: March 5th, 2010

The Family Forest Research Center, a collaborative effort between the USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Natural Resources Conservation has recently expanded, adding three Forest Service Researchers to its collaborative national team. The goal of the FFRC is to conduct relevant research that helps understand the social […]

Wildlife Biology alumnus, James Cardoza has Received Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted: March 1st, 2010

Wildlife Biology Alumnus, James Cardoza B.S.' 66, M.S.'76, has received the Wayne Bailey Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Wild Turkey Federation in recognition of his work in restoring wild turkey populations in Massachusetts. Click on the URL below for details.   http://www.nwtf.org/nwtf_newsroom/press_releases.php?id=13069