Archive for 2018

Forestry Men Who Rock: Patrick Shults – Episode 17

Patrick is the WSU Extension Forester for the SW corner of Washington. He started this position in the winter of 2018 and is working diligently to create educational opportunities for small forest landowners in this region. He has been building a wonderful Facebook community! Go like the page he created for you!www.facebook.com/WSUForestrySW/ Prior to taking…

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Forestry Women Who Rock: Virginia deCarle – Episode 16

Virginia is a mother of two boys, her eldest Jerod is 20 and her youngest Keenan is 14. She has a great love for trees and water. Spent most of her life camping, hiking and swimming in nature. She has developed educational programs called Nature Connects and Forestry Education. You can find her on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/virginia-decarle-262952b7/…

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Forestry Men Who Rock: Kenneth Schmidgall – Episode 15

We interview Kenneth Schmidgall today. He has an AAS – Forest Resources – Mt Hood Community College and is currently enrolled in the Oregon State University College of Forestry – Forest Management Major. He is on Instagram: www.instagram.com/punk_in_the_woods/ “After 14 years of construction work I decided it was time for a change and at the age…

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Forestry Women Who Rock: Jasmine Brown – Episode 14

Our guest today is Jasmine Brown and she recently received the high honor of Society of American Foresters Diversity Scholar a year-long program. The Diversity Scholarship Program ensures that the Scholarship winners have a convention mentor and remain connected with that mentor during the remainder of the year. Here is her LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jasminekbrown/ Check out our…

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Forestry Women Who Rock: Jennilyn Franklin – Episode 12

Jennilyn Franklin is our forestry guest today! She is the first woman to work for City of Montesano Forestry and the first woman to graduate from both of the Forest Managment classes at Grays Harbor College the AAS: Natural Resources and the Bachelor of Applied Science Forest Management program. Her Instagram: www.instagram.com/pnwexplorer15/ Highlight education you may…

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Forestry Women Who Rock: Brittany Church – Episode 13

Forestry Women Who Rock: Brittany Church She is on Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittany.church/ She is the youngest individual to have gone through the associates and bachelors forestry programs at Grays Harbor College. “I am currently attending Grays Harbor College as a junior pursuing my bachelor’s degree in forest resource management. I was accepted into Grays Harbor College in…

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Forest Products Society Northwest

About the Client VISION To be the international leader for advancing the sustainable use of renewable cellulosic resources through science and technology. MISSION Contribute to global stewardship by encouraging the social, economic and environmentally sustainable use of wood and other renewable cellulosic materials. STRATEGY Implement the Mission and provide value to members and partners by:…

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Have you heard about the #forestproud movement?

Author and Photos: Talking Forests for #forestproud #forestproud is an organization that has come a long way since its inception. I first heard about it in 2015 and watched this organization grow from a professional society feel much like what we already have out there to this new and changing organization that fosters diversity in…

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#forestproud

About the Client “We are hikers, hunters, land owners, researchers, foresters, students, professionals. We work at family businesses, forest product companies, conservation and recreation organizations, universities, and government agencies. Our mission is to build trust and support to manage, harvest, conserve, and play in North America’s forests in ways that address key societal challenges. We are…

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Friends from Two Different Countries Share the Love of Forests

The Toerring Forest Story in Seefeld, Germany Writing and Photos by Talking Forests On a partly cloudy German morning, Talking Forests pulls up to a forestry office near the Seefeld Castle. Douglas-fir regeneration unit with a 2-year old bareroot plug planted. Photo Credit: Talking Forests How did we get this opportunity? Tom Hanson, the District…

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