Nominations open for the Prince of Wales Award for Sustainable Forestry
The Institute of Foresters of Australia is calling for nominations for, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales Sustainable Forestry Award for 2018.
‘It is about forests and foresters’, said Mr Rob de Fégely, Vice-President of the Institute of Foresters of Australia and Director responsible for international relations.
‘His Royal Highness has a well-known passion for forests and natural production systems. In recent years, he has provided support to the professional forestry institutes in Australia and New Zealand and prior to that in Canada and United Kingdom.’
Eligible recipients must either be a student or recent graduate and up to 30 years of age from a forestry, natural resources or environmental science university or college program, who have made outstanding contributions to their school and program, and to forest professionalism in general, within their community.
Nominations close 30 June 2018 - www.forestry.org.au/honours-awards-scholarships/220-prince-of-wales-award-for-sustainable-forestry
NW Jolly Medal - Call for Nominations
Nominations are being called for the NW Jolly Medal, for presentation at the Institute’s Forests for healthy cities, farms and people Conference
to be held in conjunction with Australian Forest Growers at University House, ANU, Canberra, 2-5th September 2018. The NW Jolly Medal is the Institute’s highest and most prestigious honour for outstanding service or contribution to forestry in Australia. The deadline for nominations is 30th June 2018.
Conference Call for Abstracts Extended!
The call for Abstracts for the joint AFG and IFA Conference: Forests for Healthy Cities, Farms and People has been extended until the 30th of May.
For more information on how to submit your abstract, visit: https://forestry.org.au/ifa/conference-abstract
Don't miss the opportunity to share your research about Urban Forestry,
Farm Forestry and its effects on wellbeing with your peers!
Major drawcard announced for Canberra Forest Conference
Last month the Institute of Foresters of Australia (IFA) and the Australlian Forest Growers (AFG) have announced some of the confirmed keynote speakers for their joint conference: Forests for Healthy Cities, Farms and People.
Check out the media release HERE.