David Kittredge has been elected Fellow to the Society of American Foresters

The New England section of the Society of American Foresters (SAF) has announced that David B. Kittredge, Jr. has been elected Fellow to the Society for 2007. SAF recognizes members who have provided outstanding contributions to the Society over a sustained period and have distinguished themselves in the forestry profession with the title Fellow. Candidates are determined by a District Fellow Committee within each SAF Voting District and are then elected by their peers in their respective regions. SAF Fellow Committee member and UMass NRC graduate student Bob Ricard explained that the award is one of the most prestigious in the Society (less than five percent of the SAF national membership are Fellows). There are only 38 Fellows in New England (out of a membership of 1,100) and this includes notably David Kittredge's major professor at Yale University, Dr. David M. Smith. Dr. Kittredge joins Dr. William Bentley, Connecticut resident and Professor Emeritus at the State University...
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David Kittredge has been elected Fellow to the Society of American Foresters

The New England section of the Society of American Foresters (SAF) has announced that David B. Kittredge, Jr. has been elected Fellow to the Society for 2007.  SAF recognizes members who have provided outstanding contributions to the Society over a sustained period and have distinguished themselves in the forestry profession with the title Fellow.  Candidates are determined by a District Fellow Committee within each SAF Voting District and are then elected by their peers in their respective regions.  SAF Fellow Committee member and UMass NRC graduate student Bob Ricard explained that the award is one of the most prestigious in the Society (less than five percent of the SAF national membership are Fellows).  There are only 38 Fellows in New England (out of a membership of 1,100) and this includes notably David Kittredge's major professor at Yale University, Dr. David M. Smith.  Dr. Kittredge joins Dr. William Bentley, Connecticut resident and Professor Emeritus at the State University of New York...
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New Professional (Non-thesis) Masters Degree Option in Green Building Pending Approval

This new, non-thesis degree concentration in the Forest Resources graduate program will focus on professional training in environmentally responsible building practices. Students will be required to think critically about the environmental impact of building in relation to many disciplines, integrating concepts of resource stewardship, economic vitality, and social equity. Students will master skills that are necessary for advanced practice; for example, in energy conservation methods, in LEED-certified building requirements, in structural design with sustainable building materials, or in green initiatives on infrastructure, roads and bridges. The degree will be of direct benefit to those currently studying or practicing Architecture, Engineering, Construction Technology, or Public Policy who will make important decisions in our future building industry. The degree will arm students with the latest knowledge in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship to help lead the way in sustainable building and construction. Seehttp://www.umass.edu/bmatwt/academics/greenbuilding/ for more....
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New Professional (Non-thesis) Masters Degree Option in Green Building Pending Approval

This new, non-thesis degree concentration in the Forest Resources graduate program will focus on professional training in environmentally responsible building practices. Students will be required to think critically about the environmental impact of building in relation to many disciplines, integrating concepts of resource stewardship, economic vitality, and social equity. (more…)...
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