Lynn Scarlett, The Nature Conservancy’s managing director for public policy and who oversees all of the organization’s conservation policy and government relations internationally, nationally and at state and local levels; hosted one of RNRF’s Washington Round Tables on Public Policy. Lynn mainly focused on ecosystem services and associated federal policy initiatives. Ecosystem services are getting a lot of attention in the environmental community of which SWST is a part. These services are the benefits that people receive from the ecosystem and include provisioning services such as food and water; regulating services such as flood and disease control; cultural services such ...

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An assistantship is available for a graduate student (MS or PhD) in the area of Forest Products and Wood Quality. The assistantship is available immediately for 12 months a year and will open until filled. The student will work on projects related to the effect of forest management on the physical, mechanical, and anatomical properties of loblolly pine at the Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, University of Georgia. Students should have an undergraduate (BS) and/or graduate degree (MS) in forestry, wood science, engineering, or other related areas. To be considered at the Doctoral level, prospective applicants are expected ...

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POSITION: Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Natural Resource Biometrics. This is a tenure-track, 9-month, 37.5% research, 37.5% teaching appointment. This position reports directly to the Dean of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. We seek a natural resource biometrician with research interests in developing biometric sampling and estimation science and applications for managed forests and wildlife and fish habitat. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in Natural Resource Biometrics, Forestry, or a related discipline and have a strong research background in biometric sampling and estimation that relates to forest ...

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The Northern Research Station will soon advertise for a GS-460-11/12 research position with the National Woodland Owner Survey (NWOS; www.fia.fs.fed.us/nwos), a project of the Forest Inventory and Analysis program (FIA; http://nrs.fs.fed.us/fia/). This notification is being circulated to inform prospective applicants of this upcoming opportunity and to determine interest in the position. It is expected that this position will be officially advertised in September 2014 with an anticipated reporting date in early 2015. The position is a full-time permanent, research position. The successful candidate will be a member of the NWOS and Family Forest Research Center (FFRC; www.familyforestresearchcenter.org) teams with responsibilities ...

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