My wonderful Dad, Terry Sellers, Jr., died suddenly and peacefully last night. We are mourning our loss, but he is having a blast dancing a jig in his Scottish kilt. We imagine him engaged in theological discussions with the Almighty, joking around with Mary Magdalene, editing his genealogy books, and asking lots of questions. :) To celebrate his life, we will have services (we don’t know when, as we have to give family time to arrive in town) both at Lester Memorial UnitedMethodist Church in Oneonta, AL, and at Long Memorial United Methodist Church in Cordova, AL. We’ll keep you posted on ...

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W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 13, 2016—ASTM International’s Committee on Wood (D07) has presented its top annual award – the Award of Merit – to David Kretschmann of the USDA FS Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wis., U.S.A. The prestigious award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for individual contributions to developing standards.  The committee honored Kretschmann for his outstanding contributions to D07. He has been a member of ASTM since 1987 and has received the L.J. Markwardt Award in 2005 and the Award of Appreciation in 2015.  In addition to ASTM, Kretschmann is a member ...

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The latest information on the following subject areas will be available via plenary, technical and poster presentations, tabletop exhibits, and personal interactions with leaders in the field: •Structure and properties of adhesive systems •Bonding untraditional substrates •New wood-based bonded products •Bio-based and novel raw materials and adhesive systems, resin chemistry •Issues with commercial implementation of new adhesives •Impact of regulations and consumer preference •Fundamental understanding of wood bondingand adhesive-substrate interactions •Composites •Modeling •Engineered wood •Analytical and testing methodology •Energy concerns and opportunities For more information click WA17_Call_For_Papers

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Forisk Consulting is currently accepting applications for an Analyst/Consultant position. This is a full-time, client-facing position with a growing firm based in Athens, Georgia. This person would conduct applied research, support client studies, and support the Forisk Research Quarterly (FRQ) report. The successful candidate should enjoy forestry and being part of a team focused on helping clients succeed. This role also includes opportunities for internal and external training, education, and opportunities for independent projects. I have attached the job description, requirements and qualifications. If you could please circulate this information to the appropriate departments/individuals for distribution, we would greatly appreciate ...

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Forester Position Parker Forestry Consultants has a job opening for a full time forester with experience in reforestation, timber inventory, and timber sales. Since 1979, Parker Forestry has provided and continues to provide a full range of forest management assistance to private landowners, government agencies, local mills, and Timber Investment Organizations. With over 150 years of combined experience, Parker Forestry is able to assist landowners in all aspects of land management as well as land and timber sales. Enjoy the website and call if you have any questions or need assistance. Qualifications: Forester must possess a degree from accredited forestry ...

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Date: April 2016 Re: Analyst and Consultant About Forisk Consulting Founded in 2004, Forisk conducts applied research to better understand the business of forestry and changes over time in timber markets. This research supports the Forisk Research Quarterly (FRQ) subscription service, consulting projects conducted for FRQ subscribers, and education provided to senior management and investors in the forest industry, wood bioenergy and timberland investing sectors. Forisk specializes in analyzing the forest supplies, wood demand, and operational profiles of local wood markets and, from this analysis, developing forecasts and strategic guidance related to capital investment decisions, forest operations and timberland investments. ...

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The Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has a vacant permanent position as associate professor or professor in Wood technology Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management (INA) has about 100 employees and undertakes teaching, research and dissemination within the fields of biology and ecology, natural resource management, renewable energy, nature based tourism and forest sciences. Wood technology is an important part of the forest sciences at INA, and includes research on raw materials, industrial processes, products and markets in the value chain from growth of the tree to the forest ...

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The Wood Material Science and Technology group is looking for a motivated postdoctoral scientist in the area of wood science and chemistry. The research in the group is mainly focusing on different wood modification techniques as well as on fundamental research topics such as water vapour sorption of biomaterials, especially sorption kinetics and changes in ultrastructure. We are continuously co-operating with industry and national/foreign universities. At the moment we have several on-going projects related to wood modification e.g. thermal modification in high pressure reactor, veneer surface modification, fire retardant modification etc. We have excellent facilities in the school of chemical ...

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