Society of American Foresters
University of Arkansas-Monticello Student Chapter
We have found these lists of links useful in our professional development as stewards of renewable natural resources. We hope you will find them useful as well.
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Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station : our faculty's research and extension responsibilities are based in the AAES.
Arkansas Firewise : helping Arkansans help themselves become more FireWise and fire-safe in the wildland/urban interface
Arkansas Forest Resources Center : Learn about our faculty's teaching, research, extension and outreach responsibilities for the people of Arkansas
Arkansas Forestry Association : The AFA is the only private, nonprofit organization for the entire forestry community in Arkansas
Arkansas Forestry Commission : Serving the state of Arkansas since 1931
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission : Managing all the fish and wildlife resources of Arkansas while providing maximum enjoyment for the people
Arkansas Government : The official website for the state of Arkansas
Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission : Managing and protecting water and land resources for the health, safety, and economic benefit of Arkansas
Arkansas State Parks : Learn about the 51 state parks of Arkansas
Arkansas Timber Producers Association : Home of the Arkansas's professional logger education and training program
Arkansastimber.info : A detailed website on forestry for Arkansas landowners and forestry professionals alike
Arkansas.com : Arkansas is known as "The Natural State"; find out why at this state tourism site.
Buffalo National River : This 135 mile stretch of the 150 mile free-flowing Buffalo River is located in north-central Arkansas and was the country's first designated national river. The river has carved its path from large limestone bluffs and flows through three wilderness areas included in the national river boundaries. Thus scenery and wildlife abound at every turn of the river. Click here for current river levels and suggested floating levels.
Ouachita Society of American Foresters : SAF has 32 state (or multi-state) societies. Our home state of Arkansas and Oklahoma compose the Ouachita Multi-State Society.
Spatial Analysis Laboratory : Involved in research and development in the areas of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Remote Sensing, and Expert Systems. This state of the art facility is part of our School of Forest Resources and in the home of the Natural State Digital Database serving the GIS user community and the state of Arkansas
University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service : Covering all aspects of agriculture including forestry; Arkansas is their campus
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American Forest & Paper Association :
The national trade association of the forest, paper,
and wood products industry
American Tree Farm System : The American Forest Foundation program committed to sustaining forests, watersheds, and healthy habitats through private stewardship
Bureau of Land Management : Sustaining the health, diversity and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations
Environmental Quality Improvement Program (EQIP) : This National Resources Conservation Service voluntary conservation and environmental quality incentives program offers financial and technical help to rural landowners when installing and/or implementing structural and management practices
Forest Inventory and Analysis : The nation's forest inventory including database query capabilities for retrieving forest information. Six of our alumni are involved in Arkansas data collection for this valuable program.
Forest Landowners Association : Its mission is to support, through advocacy, education, and information, forest landowner's responsible management of their private property
Forest Resources Association : Promoting the interests of forest products industry members in the economical, efficient, and sustainable use of forest resources to meet the needs of the wood fiber supply chain through private enterprise.
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) : An independent, membership-based organization promoting responsible forest management through standards, certification, and trademark recognition.
FSC Certification : The forest management certification and chain of custody certification programs of the Forest Stewardship Council
Forestry USA Job Listings : a forestry careers and employment gateway
Habitat Suitability Indices : These US Fish and Wildlife Service publications provide habitat information for evaluating impacts on fish and wildlife habitat resulting from water or land use change.
National Arbor Day Foundation : Its mission is to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees.
National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc. : Serving the forest products industry as a center of excellence for providing technical information and scientific research needed to achieve the industry’s environmental goals and principles
National Park Service : Promoting and regulating use of national parks
National Resources Conservation Service : Providing leadership in a partnership effort to help people conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment
Project Learning Tree : An environmental education program for teachers, other educators, parents, and community leaders involved in youth education
Project WET : A water education program and publisher for educators and youth
Project WILD : An environmental and conservation education program for educators of youth
Society of American Forester (SAF) : The professional society for American foresters
SAF Career Center : Find employment opportunities and resources at this SAF site
Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) : The forest certification program of the American Forest and Paper Association
TreeSearch : The USDA Forest Service one-stop site for its research and development publications
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service : Managing public lands in national forests and grasslands since 1905
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency : The
mission of this agency is to protect human health and the environment
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service : Its mission is conserving the nature of America
The Wildlife Society : Enhancing the ability of wildlife professionals to conserve diversity, sustain productivity, and ensure responsible use of wildlife resources for the benefit of society
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