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Ouachita SAF News

Homes Near Wilderness Complicate Firefighting Efforts

Posted on 8/1/2016
Idaho Statesman

Drought, Climate Change Slow Growth of Douglas Fir

Posted on 8/9/2016
Oregon Public Broadcasting

Trees to Textbooks Shares Revenue with Local Schools, Communities

Posted on 11/7/2016
Ohio's Country Journal


  • The Southeast AR Chapter will meet on Monday February 12. There will be a meal at 6:00 p.m. sponsored by Silvicraft, Inc. Please RSVP to Rob Ficklin ( by noon on Wednesday, Feb. 7th if you will attend the meal. The meeting and program start at 7:00 p.m. The speaker will be Dr. Matthew Olson, Assistant Professor of Silviculture--UAM-AFRC and the title of his presentation is "Enrichment planting to overcome contemporary and future forest regeneration challenges". 1 hour of CFE credit is available, pending approval.

  • At the recent OSAF annual meeting in Springdale, AR the following awards were presented: Dr. Tom Kuzmic - Volunteer Leadership Award, Bob Heinemann - Lifetime Achievement Forestry Award, Pete Prutzman - AR Division Ted Chancy Career Forester Award, Drew Griffin - AR Division Dr. Tim Ku Young Forester Award, Cody Woolly - OK Division Ted Silker Award, and Casey Meek - OK Division Nat Walker Award.

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