MSU faculty optimize remote field experiences for forestry students
NOTE: This text is reblogged from a news item on the website of the Michigan State University, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Department of Forestry, authored by Lauren Noel, at https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/msu-faculty-optimize-remote-field-experiences-for-students
Students and faculty in the Department of Forestry at Michigan State University (MSU) share their experiences adapting to an online setting from a traditionally outdoor-focused program.Read more…
Spotlight #84 – Task Force probes ‘whys’ behind increased tree mortality
Tree mortality appears to be increasing at unprecedented rates.
One may be tempted to think: So what? Trees regenerate. They’ll grow back.
But, for a lot of reasons, it’s not quite that simple.Read more…
IUFRO-SPDC strengthens skills needed in an increasingly complex world (online)
The online course “Systematic Evidence Evaluation on Forest Landscape Restoration” was organized as a collaboration between IUFRO’s Special Programme for Development of Capacities (IUFRO-SPDC) and the University of Oxford in the UK, and took place between the 12th and 16th of October 2020.
The subject of systematic evidence has become increasingly important in the last decade. The world is becoming more and more complex, and that asks for adequate policy making and smart management decisions. This course gives way to methods of evidence evaluation that support and encourage appropriate and accurate policy decisions and actions that can be taken about forests and forest-related land use.Read more…