If you cannot locate a meeting time or contact for the student chapter, it is best to contact the “faculty advisor” or another member of the faculty who is studying in that general area of research.  In some cases the club may be inactive.  You could always revive it!

American Fisheries Society

The American Fisheries Society (AFS) is the world’s oldest and largest organization dedicated to strengthening the fisheries profession, advancing fisheries science, and conserving fisheries resources.  Advisor: Adrian Jordaan

American Water Resources Association

AWRA’s mission is to advance multidisciplinary water resources education, management, and research. It is the professional home of a wide variety of water resources experts including engineers, educators, foresters, biologists, ecologists, geographers, managers, regulators, hydrologists and attorneys (www.awra.org). Advisor: Timothy O. Randhir

Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Student Chapter

The Associated General Contractors of Umass is the student chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America and is locally sponsored by the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts, as well as local companies. Our purpose is to provide supplemental instruction through guest speakers, site tours and other opportunities, to all students who are interested in a career in the construction industry.

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Eco Graduate Students Council (ECoGSC)

The purpose of the ECoGSC is to facilitate and support activities that meet the academic, social, cultural, and professional needs of ECoGSC’ students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Advisor: Timothy O. Randhir

ECo Graduate Student Symposium, ECoGSS

ECo Graduate Student Symposium, ECoGSS, is a platform that will enable graduate students from the Environmental Conservation Department to represent their diverse and interdisciplinary research community. This is a time for students of the department to practice presentation and public speaking skills while coming together as part of a unique team of scientists furthering our world’s knowledge in environmental science. By providing feedback to these students throughout all stages of their graduate career and research development we will help to ensure the success of our department’s advancement and communication of science.
If you are interested in joining the coordinating committee please email: .

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Forest Products Society Student Chapter

The Forest Products Society is an international not-for-profit technical association founded in 1947 to provide an information network for all segments of the forest products industry. The Society’s Vision is to be the world leader in technical information transfer to further the socially beneficial use of wood and fiber resources. The Society’s Mission is to foster innovation and research in the environmentally sound processing and use of wood and fiber resources by disseminating information and providing forums for networking and the exchange of knowledge.

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National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Student Chapter

NAHB is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association whose mission is to enhance the climate for housing and the building industry. Chief among NAHB’s goals is providing and expanding opportunities for all consumers to have safe, decent and affordable housing.  As “the voice of America’s housing industry,” NAHB helps promote policies that will keep housing a national priority.

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Advisor: Ho-Sung Kim

Society of American Foresters

Since 1900, the Society of American Foresters has provided access to information and networking opportunities to prepare members for the challenges and the changes that face natural resource professionals. Advisor: Paul Catanzaro

Soil and Water Conservation Society

UMass Chapter of the SWCS fosters the science and art of natural resource conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources on working land—the land used to produce food, fiber, and other services that improve the quality of life people experience in rural and urban communities (www.swcs.org). Advisor: Timothy O. Randhir

UMass Green Building Council (USGBC) Student Chapter

The UMGBC is committed to promoting sustainability, innovation, and a basic foundation in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design both on and off campus. We provide campus wide initiatives and education for the public on green building practices.

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Advisor: Ludmilla Pavlova

The Wildlife Society

The Wildlife Society (TWS), founded in 1937, is an international non-profit scientific and educational association dedicated to excellence in wildlife stewardship through science and education. Our mission is to enhance the ability of wildlife professionals to conserve diversity, sustain productivity, and ensure responsible use of wildlife resources for the benefit of society.  Advisor: Curtice R. Griffin