Environment, Carbon and Forests
Coast Forest Products Association applauds Premier Christy Clark, Minister of Finance, Mike de Jong, and the British Columbia provincial government for presenting a balanced budget for the fifth consecutive year, further supporting the prosperity of people throughout our province. Today’s budget announcement is yet another indication of the thoughtful planning and careful fiscal management which our government is undertaking to support the jobs and well-being …
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The Ethiopian Government and FAO renewed their commitment to the implementation of Action Against Desertification (AAD) project during a consultative workshop held on 20-21 February in Kombolcha to boost the role of non-state actors and local communities in preventing desertification and landscape rehabilitation along the Great Green Wall in Ethiopia.
- MPB Biology and Management Theme 1 & Critical Questions 2017.pdf
- Hydrological Impacts of MPB Theme 2 & Critical Questions 2017.pdf
- Landscape and Stand Dynamics following MPB Theme 3 & Critical Questions 2017.pdf
- Social and Economic Implications of a Changing Landscape Theme 4 & Critical Questions 2017.pdf
May 2017 to September 2017 (dates TBA)Job Description
The technician will carry out fieldwork aimed at assessing the characteristics of caribou habitat, such as the forest canopy, understory vegetation, human disturbance, and use by predators. The technician will work as part of a two-person field crew based out of remote field camps in the Rocky Mountains and boreal forest of Alberta. Applicants should be comfortable working in remote field settings, driving on poor roads (gravel, mud) where extensive heavy duty truck traffic occurs, and camping in all weather conditions. The applicant needs to be physically fit and willing to work extended hours regardless of weather conditions and insects. Applicants with knowledge of vegetation sampling and strong plant and animal identification skills are preferred.
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To apply, email Barry Nobert: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: March 6, 2017.
Response from Richard Wood, Director of Six and Flow, about Heron Global Partners: “We appreciate that the line highlighted is potentially misleading”
In preparation for the 2017 wildfire season, firefighters from across the state are set to attend a wildfire academy at Camp Bowie in Brownwood. The 16th Annual Central Texas Wildfire Academy will take place Feb. 22 – 26 and
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Exploring science for policy at an international workshop at CIFOR
By Leona Liu, originally published at CIFOR’s Forests News Mangrove forests have been recognized for a variety of important functions, such as buffering coastal zones from tropical storms and inundation, providing nutrients to coral reefs, and serving as rich habitats for fish and wildlife. With three million hectares of mangrove forests lining its 95,000-kilometer coastline, Indonesia is a key battlefield […]
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Unfortunately, most production lines have experience with baling wire, broken tile, lost fasteners, stones, staples and other tramp materials accidently infiltrating their stock preparation systems. These contaminants can cause significant damage to equipment such as refiners and approach flow cleaners, ultimately leading to off grade paper and unplanned downtime in addition to the inherent maintenance costs.
By Cathy Watson, originally published at ICRAF’s Agroforestry World Blog In Peru, the Andes used to be home to biting poverty but are far more prosperous today. Their indigenous inhabitants benefited from land reform, and successive governments have invested in roads, municipalities and even sports grounds. Nevertheless, there is much to worry about. The environment is profoundly fragile, its degradation […]
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It’s okay to talk about tenure: UN-REDD Programme countries take the lead in addressing a complex issue
When the UN-REDD Programme intensified its work to address tenure issues within the context of REDD+, the challenge involved more than delivering financial and technical support to partner countries. It soon became evident that many countries, while recognizing that resolution of tenure issues was fundamental to REDD+ success, were nonetheless uneasy about taking the first steps. Particularly in situations where laws and policies governing land are not clear, where rights to land are customary rather than statutory, and where conversion pressures on land are high, the mere mention of tenure in official circles can cause some apprehension.
The College of Forestry at Oregon State University seeks a Department Head for the Forest Engineering, Resources and Management Department. The College of Forestry is one of the world's premier education, research, and outreach institutions. We invite you to submit nominations or an application...(more)Additional Information: Recruitment Information