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02/01/13 Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Louisiana Forestry Teachers Tour! This program allows for Louisiana teachers/educators of all subjects, the developers of the children's mind, an opportunity to gain insight to the research, development and implementation of Louisiana's #1 agricultural crop: Timber. Through hands-on tours and one-on-one meetings with federal, state, industry and non-industrial forest personnel, informed decisions may be reached through an unbiased process. If you feel that you would like to increase your knowledge with respect to the forestry environment of Louisiana, this tour is a great place to start.
There are only 40 spots available, so sign up now to reserve your spot! Click here to download an application.
01/10/13 Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Urban & Community Forestry Grant Program! This grant program provides competitive federal matching grants to non-profit groups and state and local governments to assist in start-up or improvement of local urban forestry programs. Applications will be accepted until COB February 28, 2013. Contact U&CF Program Coordinator, Whitney Wallace for more information at email@example.com
02/23/13 The third annual Arbor Day at Burden Center has been rescheduled for February 23, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate Arbor Day in Baton Rouge. Visitors will be invited to plant a tree in the Burden woods and participate in a 5-K Fun Hike through the Trees and Trails system. The event also will support and promote educational programs conducted by the LSU AgCenter, the Burden Horticulture Society and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, according to organizers. Individuals participating in the tree planting will be given certificates with GPS coordinates so that they can monitor the growth of the trees they plant. The 5-K Fun Hike will start at the Steele Burden Memorial Orangerie in Burden Center, which is located off Essen Lane at I-10 in Baton Rouge. An entry fee of $5 for individuals or $10 for families will be used to support the Project Learning Tree program for school children conducted by the Burden Horticulture Society. In addition to planting a tree in the Burden woods, each family will receive a cherry bark oak seedling for planting at home. The seedlings are being provided by Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. Other activities will include a tree scavenger hunt along
01/18/13 Happy Arbor Day, Louisiana! Celebrate Louisiana's Arbor Day by planting a tree. Learn more by clicking here!
10/18/12 Great news! The Urban Forestry Manual is now totally converted to an online suite of eLearning modules called eLearn Urban Forestry! eLearn Urban Forestry is a state-of-the-art online, distance-learning program geared specifically toward beginning urban foresters and those allied professionals working in and around urban and urbanizing landscapes, including service foresters, natural resource planners, landscape architects, city officials and public works employees. To access the program for free go to http://elearn.sref.info and for ISA and SAF credit go to http://www.cfegroup.org.
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