Plenary 5, Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch: CIty Forests, Forest Cities-Exploring The Liaison Between The Sylvan And The Urban
October 12th, 2014

Video: Keynote – Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch

Exploring The Complex Liaison Between The Sylvan And The Urban Since the rise of the first cities, the relationship between the Sylvan and the Urban has been complex. Although city and forest have often been regarded as enemies, or at least as opposite ends on a continuum between the man-made and the natural, cities have […]

Jim Reaves
October 12th, 2014

Interview: Dr. Jim Reaves, USFS

Dr. Jim Reaves, US Forest Service discusses his role with the USFS and discussing the recent survey – Crossing Science Boundaries, and the IUFRO 2014 World Congress.

Rodriguez Pineros
October 12th, 2014

Interview: Dr. Sandra Rodriguez Pineros

Dr. Sandra Rodriguez Pineros is the recipient of the IUFRO Outstanding Doctoral Research Award. The award is given for path-breaking doctoral dissertations that show innovative thinking, use appropriate methodology, and have published results.

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October 12th, 2014

Interview: Dr. Sandra Luque, IRSTEA

Dr Sandra Luque is Research Director at IRSTEA (National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture), France and Visiting Scholar at the Centre for GeoInformatics, School of Geography & Geosciences, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK. She has a PhD in Geography with Specialization on Landscape Ecology from Rutgers The State University […]

Sally Aitken
October 12th, 2014

Interview: Dr. Sally Aitken, UBC

Dr. Sally Aitken has received an IUFRO Scientific Achievement Award in recognition of her distinguished scientific achievements in the field of forest conservation genetics. Dr Aitken leads a broadly-based research program that ranges from investigating basic scientific questions around how forest-tree populations adapt to local climatic conditions and how rapidly they can adapt to new […]

Dr-John-Parotta
October 11th, 2014

Interview: Dr. John Parrotta, USFS

Dr. John Parotta, National Research Program Leader, International Science Issues, US Forest Service and IUFRO Vice- President speaks about his work in a sit-down discussion at the XXIV IUFRO World Congress on Forest Science, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Carol J.P Colfer addresses audience at IUFRO 2014.
October 11th, 2014

Video: Keynote Address – Dr. Carol Colfer

Dr. Carol Colfer is a leading expert on how people interact with forest ecosystems. Her address raises issues of gender inequality in the way women are given the chance to visit and gather products from forests.

Su See Lee
October 11th, 2014

Interview: Dr. Su See Lee, FRIM

Past Vice President of IUFRO and the first woman to hold this position. She is a forest pathologist and is the director of forest health. Started teaching forestry in Malaysia. Later she received a Master’s Degree and shifted to forest research.

WIngfield
October 11th, 2014

Interview: Mike Wingfield, IUFRO President

Interview with incoming Prof. Mike Wingfield, the Founding Director of the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) at the University of Pretoria, South Africa who is also elected as IUFRO President 2014-2019.

Dr. Harold Burkhart
October 11th, 2014

Interview: Dr. Harold Burkhart

Harold E. Burkhart, a faculty member in Virginia Tech’s Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation since 1969, is the recipient of a 2014 World Congress Host Country Scientific Achievement Award from the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).

May Anne Then
October 11th, 2014

Interview: May Anne Then, IFSA

May Anne Then, President of the International Forestry Students’ Association sits down to talk at the XXIV IUFRO World Congress in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

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October 11th, 2014

Interview: Dr. Michael Kleine, IUFRO

Dr. Michael Kleine, Deputy Executive Director of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, sits down to talk at the XXIV IUFRO World Congress in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Jolanda Roux
October 10th, 2014

Interview: Dr. Jolanda Roux

Dr. Jolanda Roux is a professor at the University of Victoria and is a recipient of the IUFRO Scientific Achievement Award. The forest work she saw during her college studies was so inspiring that she shifted to forestry. She focuses primarily on forest health and pathology issues including fungi.

David Haskall
October 10th, 2014

Video: Jack Dangermond & David Haskell Joint Keynote Plenary

David Haskell and Jack Dangermond spoke at the IUFRO 2014 World Congress SAF, CIF/IFC joint keynote plenary session. They focused on different ways of gathering observational information from cutting age GIS tools to the trusted method of personal observation. Their inspiring words tell about different approaches to giving people ways of understanding the world around […]

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October 10th, 2014

Video: David Haskell, Jack Dangermond et al Joint Panel Discussion

  This discussion focuses on trying to answer the questions: what is knowledge and how is it acquired? To what extend can things be “known?” What can we learn from research on adaptive management of social and natural systems? And how can that learning be translated into wisdom which can help us be better stewards […]

David Newberry
October 8th, 2014

Video: David Newberry Keynote Address

On Maintaining Cycles and Feedbacks in Tropical Forest Ecosystems: Some thoughts from Basic Research Despite a long tradition of continued research into the ecology of natural rain forests many insights have still to be acknowledged and applied properly in forest management. Relevant advice continues to be largely ignored, and this has important consequences for conservation […]

CPF Award Ceremony
October 8th, 2014

Interview: Martha ‘Pati’ Ruiz Corzo – CPF 2014 Wangari Maathai Award Winner

At the XXVI IUFRO World Congress on Forest Science in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, Martha ‘Pati’ Ruiz Corzo accepted the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) 2014 Wangari Maathai Award for her pioneering work to preserve forests and alleviate rural poverty in her native country. The Wangari Maathai Award recognizes extraordinary efforts by an individual […]

CPF Award Ceremony
October 8th, 2014

Video: CPF Wangari Maathai Award Ceremony

The Mexican environmental campaigner Martha Isabel ‘Pati’ Ruiz Corzo has won the Collaborative Partnership on Forests Wangari Maathai Award 2014 for her pioneering work to preserve forests and alleviate rural poverty in her native country. The Wangari Maathai Award recognizes extraordinary efforts by an individual to improve and sustain forests and the people who depend […]

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October 7th, 2014

Video: Forest Service Research – Protecting a Rich Legacy

This video tells the grand story of America’s long history of forest research and management. From the beginnings of the U.S. Forest Service with Teddy Roosevelt and Gifford Pinchot to the highly skilled forest scientists around the country, America’s forests are a legacy worth protecting.