Get Introduced to UNFF 12 Delegates

Get to know IFSA's delegates to the 12th session for the UNFF occurring May 1-5th in NYC.

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Calling The Spirit of Asia Pacific to IFSA APRM 2017 in Bogor, Indonesia

by Mahtuf Ikhsan Picture: Satriyapayoga-Deviant Art Located along the tropical rain rainforest with its bright sun, beautiful bird singing and  splashes of freshwater, Indonesia is ready to make the Asia Pacfic charming again. IFSA Asia Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) 2017 is being hosted in Bogor, Indonesia under the official theme Forest Value Towards Sustainable Development Goals. … Continue reading Calling The Spirit of Asia Pacific to IFSA APRM 2017 in Bogor, Indonesia

Growing Up with Glulam: Mika Donahue, Wood Science Student at Oregon State University, on What It’s Like to Grow Up in a Family-Owned Timber Business

by Mika Donahue Mika Donahue is a student in the wood science program at Oregon State University (United States) and the daughter of a family that owns RLD Company, Inc., a provider of independent timber and glulam fabrication. For the IFSA Tree News, Mika wrote a personal account on what it is like to grow … Continue reading Growing Up with Glulam: Mika Donahue, Wood Science Student at Oregon State University, on What It’s Like to Grow Up in a Family-Owned Timber Business

IFSA’s Collaboration with the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)

by Lisa Prior (IFSA Liaison Officer IUFRO) Picture (from left to right): Janice Burns, Lisa Prior and Jesse Mahoney at the IUFRO board meeting in Beijing, China (Source: Jesse Mahoney) The International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA) and IUFRO have been cooperating for more than 15 years. IUFRO is one of IFSA’s most important partner organizations. … Continue reading IFSA’s Collaboration with the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)

Book Review: The Golden Spruce – A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed

by Jiayi Chew Picture: Goodreads In “The Golden Spruce” Vancouver writer John Vaillant invites the reader on a journey two centuries back in time, to the Queen Charlotte Islands off the coast of British Columbia. These islands, also known under their indigenous name Haida Gwaii, were home to the Haida people. The Haida were spiritually connected … Continue reading Book Review: The Golden Spruce – A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed