Richard Vlosky, Director and Crosby Land and Resources Endowed Professor, Louisiana Forest Products Development Center, LSU AgCenter, has been elected Vice-President of the Forest Products Society. He will be officially installed at the Society’s 68th International Convention in Quebec in August. 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.

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JACKMAN, Maine — A tour bus carrying 25 teachers bounced down a dirt road into the forest on a recent July morning, close enough to Canada that a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer pulled it over. He explained he’s not used to seeing this type of vehicle traveling on the logging roads toward the border…

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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR – Forest and Natural Resources Certification and Sustainability Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory The University of Georgia POSITION: Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor in Forest Certification and Natural Resources Sustainability. This is a full time, tenure-track, 12-month, 50% teaching, 50% research appointment. This position is a split appointment between the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) (50%) and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources (50%) and is located at The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. This position is part of an ongoing cluster hire ...

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Master’s student research assistantship available at the University of Maine Synopsis: A newly funded project will be starting soon at the School of Forest Resources, University of Maine. The project will support a Master’s student for two years on a research assistantship. The project will be focused on the production and property evaluation of a novel high density packaging material made with paper laminates and cellulose nanofibrils. The experimental work will involve laboratory experiments to produce paper laminates, traditional paper and composite material mechanical property tests, environmental durability assessment using dynamic mechanical tests run under various temperature and relative humidity ...

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