Student Conference Scholarships
The IUFRO Conference on Forests for People
2013 National Outdoor Recreation Conference
Student Conference Scholarships
Motivated and accomplished students enrolled full-time in an outdoor recreation management, planning, or closely-related degree program are encouraged to apply.
Up to at eight student scholarships will be awarded for the 2013 National Outdoor Recreation Conference. At least half of the scholarships awarded will be to qualified students from within the surrounding region. A scholarship valued at $785 will be awarded to cover lodging, conference registration, and one-year student membership to SORP. Included in this total is a $250 check to be used for travel expenses. All scholarship recipients are expected to attend the full four-day conference.
The deadline for student conference scholarship applications is February 15, 2013.
For more information: http://www.recpro.org/student-conference-scholarships
Sponsor a Student to Attend Conference
Please consider being a student scholarship sponsor! Visit www.recpro.org <https://recpro.memberclicks.net/home> and click on the <https://recpro.memberclicks.net/assets/2012_Conference/sorp_sponsorship_bro…> "SORP Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities" on the left side of the homepage. Any contribution amount is appreciated. Your donation will help cultivate a young mind preparing to enter the outdoor recreation profession. They are the future!
Don’t forget - SORP is a 501(c)(3) organization, making your contribution tax-deductible.
About the National Outdoor Recreation Conference
The Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals is proud to be sponsoring the 2013 National Outdoor Recreation Conference with the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO). The theme of the conference is “A Bridge to Prosperity” that will highlight and showcase best practices
and case studies on how the outdoor recreation profession (planning, management, research and policy) is a bridge, connector and catalyst for prosperity through: Tourism, jobs, health and wellness, personal enjoyment and recreation; Education, environmental values, environmental stewardship; and Rural economic development and sustainable communities.
More information about the conference is posted at: http://www.recpro.org/2013-sorp-ffp-conference
About the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals
The Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals (SORP) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization formed in 1983. It is the Nation’s premier professional association supporting outdoor recreation professionals in planning, research, management, policy and administration. It is dedicated to the proposition that the welfare of citizens and visitors, communities, environment, and economy will be enhanced through opportunities for the public to experience and enjoy the outdoors.
For the past 30 years, the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals (formerly the National Association of Recreation Resource Planners) has sponsored an annual conference for the outdoor recreation profession. Most recently, the conference has been held in Baton Rouge, Breckenridge, Portland OR, Pittsburgh, Austin, and Missoula.
Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals
PO Box 221
Marienville, PA 16239
(814) 927-6659 FAX
Von: Gray, David [mailto:David.Gray@NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca]
Gesendet: Dienstag, 8. Januar 2013 13:54
Betreff: IUFRO Risk Analysis abstract deadline
Theme: Risk Analysis of Forest Invasive Alien Species
Dates: 27 February - 1 March, 2013
Venue: Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
Deadline for abstract submission is 14 January
We haven't received your abstract for the IUFRO Risk Analysis meeting (4.04.07 & 8.02.04).
Join your colleagues for 3 days of stimulating presentations and discussions on the critically important issue of Risk Analysis of Forest Invasive Alien Species.
Don't miss this exciting meeting. Visit our website (http://riskanalysis-iufro.org/) to register if you haven't already done so, and submit your abstract soon.
We look forward to hearing your presentation in Chandigarh.
Dr. David Gray (Coordinator; IUFRO 4.04.07: Risk Analysis)
Dr. Ravinder Kohli (Coordinator; IUFRO 8.0.04: Ecology of Alien Invasives)