NYLT's Spring Workshop Schedule Now Available
Registration is now open for New York Logger Training's Spring Schedule of Workshps. Please click here to see the schedule. All registration information is listed on the schedule.
Register for Forestry Awareness Day 2014!
The Council of Forest Resource Organization's Annual Forestry Awareness Day is planned for Monday, March 17, 2014. It is your day to meet with legislators and/or their key staff members on issues which impact the forestry community in New York State. Issues for 2014 are:
Wood Energy/Biomass Energy
Improving and Protecting Forest Health
Forest Property Taxation
Promote Sustainable Woodland Management & Conservation
Registration is FREE for all members of CFRO sponsoring organizations, or $25 for general registrations. Lunch is provided for all participants. FAD is sponsored by:
Audubon New York
Adirondack Landowners Association
Catskill Forest Association
Empire State Forest Products Association
New York Biomass Energy Alliance
New York Farm Bureau
New York Forest Owners Association
New York Society of American Foresters
New York State Tree Farm
New York Urban Forestry Council
New York SFI State Implementation Committee
The Nature Conservancy
SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry
Watershed Agricultural Council's Forestry Program
To register, please follow this link:
If you have any questions, contact Muriel Church at email@example.com or (518) 330-7684.
NYS Motor Truck Association's Truck Safety and Education Symposium to be Held in Albany on 3/25-26, 2014
Understanding rules, regulations and processes is essential to success in any industry. In the trucking industry - staying ahead of the curve is crucial. The 2014 NYS Truck Safety and Education Symposium and Safety Exhibition aims to help attendees do just that with sessions that address this year's theme, Staying Ahead of the Curve. For more information, please follow this link
Hardwood Federation FLY IN Video
Check out the video below from the Hardwood Federation's "Fly In"!
New Report Released -
Economic Importance of Forest Based Economy in New York
The Economic Importance of New York's Forest-Based Economy 2013, a report put out by the North East State Foresters Association is now available. Please click here for your copy.
Empire Envoy - October
To view the latest ESFPA Empire Enovy, please click here.
New Book Available for Children: Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down Book?
While giving presentations about trees, the author, a USDA Forest Service employee, noticed that students had the knowledge of the benefits and products that trees provide. On the other hand, the author was surprised when students blurted out that you can never cut a tree down. To bridge this gap in knowledge and understanding, he wrote this book.
For a link to the book, click Here
Presentations Now Available from the 2013 Annual Meeting!
President's Message: Click Here
Audubon SFI SIC Report: Click Here
Forestry Foundation Drive: Click Here
The NYS Open Space Plan - Key to the Public's Investment
Ethan Winter, NY Conservation Manager, Land Trust Alliance: Click Here
Roger Dziengeleski - Citizen Engagement: Click Here
Jim Howe, Executive Director, The Nature Conservancy's Central & Western NY Chapter: Click Here
The Potential for a Transfer of Development Rights Program to Protect Working Landscapes
David Lewis, Associate Professor of Geography & Planning, University at Albany - SUNY: Click Here
Forest Tax Law 480 A - Is it Time to Change?
David Newman, Professor & Chair of the Department of Forest & Natural Resource Management at the SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry: Click Here
Don Fisher, President, Pomeroy Appraisal Associates: Click Here
John Bartow, Executive Director, New York State Tug Hill Commission: Click Here
Local Ordinances and the Right to Practice Forestry - Is the Process Working
Bob Malmsheimer, Professor, SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry: Click Here
Bruce Williamson, Bureau Chief, Division of Lands & Forests, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation: Click Here
Chris Tcimpidis, President, Bevan Forestry: Click Here
To view the latest issue of the ESFPA Newsletter, please click HERE. For more information, please contact Muriel Church at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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