Hardwood forest management for health and productivity

You are invited to attend our latest Live Webinar sponsored by: Southern Regional Extension Forestry.

Title: Hardwood forest management for health and productivity

What will you learn?
 This webinar will cover ecology and management in hardwood stands of the southeastern U.S., with a focus on timber management. learn more here…  Continue reading

Forest Farming Intensive for all levels

Organic Growers School, in partnership with the Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmers Coalition and Warren Wilson College, is pleased to host a two-day Forest Farming Intensive for farmers, and forest landowners of all skill levels in Appalachia and beyond who are interesting in starting, expanding, or diversifying a forest farming operation. The event will be held at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC on September 30th & October 1st, 2017. Continue reading

Webinar: Privet Biology and Management in Southeastern Forests

You are invited to attend the latest Live Webinar sponsored by: Southern Regional Extension Forestry.

Title: Privet Biology and Management in Southeastern Forests

What will you learn?
 This webinar will cover privet biology, ecology, and management as it pertains to forests in the southeastern U.S. learn more here…

Presenters/Authors:

Dr. Nancy Loewenstein, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University Continue reading

Webinar: Integrative Forest Management for Wildlife and Forest Health

This webinar will discuss forest management strategies to improve wildlife habitat in forests while maintaining productivity and health. Different methods to meet these objectives will be covered.

This webinar is scheduled for Feb 15, 2017 1:00 pm US/Eastern. Continue reading

Tree care conference set for Feb. 24 in Grand Prairie, TX

by Adam Russell, Texas A&M AgriLife

Commercial and municipal arborists who want to learn more about the evolution of tree care should attend the 2017 North Central Texas Urban Forestry Conference scheduled for Feb. 24 in Grand Prairie.

The conference, which will highlight aspects of urban forestry and tree care, is a coordinated collaborative effort among the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M Forest Service, Trinity Blacklands Urban Forestry Council, Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council and the city of Grand Prairie. Continue reading

Gypsy Moth Biology, Ecology, Management, and Implications for the Southeastern U.S.

The Southern Regional Extension Forestry Forest Health and Invasive Species Program is pleased to present the 3rd webinar of spring 2015:  “Gypsy Moth Biology, Ecology, and Management and Implications for the Southeastern U.S.”  This webinar will be at 1 pm EST on March 23, and will be presented by world-renowned gypsy moth expert Dr. Sandy Liebhold of the USDA Forest Service.  The webinar is eligible for SAF and ISA CEUs, and can be accessed here:  http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/gypsy-moth-biology-ecology-and-management-and-implications-for-the-southeastern-u.s.  Please contact Dave Coyle (dcoyle@sref.info) with any questions. Continue reading

M.S. Assistantship: Mapping Arkansas’s ash resource and determination of mortality and regeneration trends

The School of Forestry & Natural Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello is seeking applicants for a M.S. Assistantship available beginning August 16, 2016. The assistantship is half time and carries an annual stipend of $15,000 plus tuition. Continue reading