News from the SUFC Team
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Conferences and Events
Louisville, KY, October 15-18, 2019
12th Annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference
Dubuque, IA, October 24-25, 2019
Society of American Foresters National Convention
Louisville, KY, October 30-November 3, 2019
Forest Inventory and Analysis Science Meeting
Knoxville, TN, November 19-21, 2019
Partners in Community Forestry Conference
Cleveland, OH, November 20-21, 2019
National Forest Health Monitoring Workshop
Raleigh, NC, February 25-27, 2020
National (and International) News
Urban forests are crucial for combating climate change, but planting more trees is easier said than done
CEO Water Mandate making water stewardship information available via “Water Stewardship Toolbox”
Invasive pests are devastating American forests at an alarming rate
Mobile forests could help cities cope with climate change
11 million new trees to be planted in England by water companies
As the climate crisis worsens, cities turn to parks
In order to not lose our forests, we cannot be afraid to use them
State and Local News
Building a Successful Conservation Program: A Toolkit
September 25, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
Bat Week Webinar
October 3, 2019 1:00- 2:00 PM ET
Tree cover shows an inverse relationship with depressive symptoms in elderly residents living in U.S. Nursing homes.
Browning, Matthew H. E. M., Lee, Kangjae, Wolf, Kathleen L. 2019.
Finding common ground: environmental ethics, social justice, and a sustainable path for nature-based health promotion.
Jennings, Viniece; Yun, Jessica; Larson, Lincoln . 2016.
Mechanisms of children’s exposure to nature: Predicting adulthood environmental citizenship and commitment to nature-based activities.
Asah, Stanley T.; Bengston, David N.; Westphal, Lynne M.; Gowan, Catherine H. 2018.
Funding, Awards, & Announcements
Arbor Day Foundation Reforestation Request for Proposal
2020 US Forest Service Landscape Scale Restoration (LSR) Grant competition
Region 9 deadline: October 11, 2019
RWJF Culture of Health Prize: Recognizing Communities Working Toward Better Health
Application Deadline: November 4, 2019
The US Forest Service Requests Applications for the Community Forestry and Open Space Conservation Program Grants
Application Deadline: January 6, 2020