Hello IUFRO, APS, and other friends/contacts
Attendees from IUFRO D7 and GTPI, colleagues from CIEFAP, WSL, SLU, FABI and the APS Forest Pathology Committee would be interested in attending the following FREE webinar on microbiome in forest pathology in two weeks - 12 speakers total, 4 per session; please forward to forpath, forent, the attendees from GTPI and IUFRO D7 meetings, and the APS committee, CIEFAP, members of WSL and SLU departments interested in forest pathology+ microbiome, and anyone else who might be interested. Registration required but free-- let me know if you have issues registering. Each session is just 90 minutes. Note: dates and times of sessions are final but please watch for last minute swaps in speakers and titles. Please pass on to anyone I'm missing... thanks!
Hope to see you there! Let me know if you have any issues registering!
USDA Forest Service International Programs, Invasive Species Program
Immediate Past Chair, APS Forest Pathology Committee
Fulbright Argentina 2022
Attend a Virtual Webinar from APS
3-Part Webinar Series: The Role of the Microbiome in Forest Disease, Regeneration, and Biodiversity
Part 1: Forest Microbiomes: Prospective Studies of Forest Health and Response to Disease
October 11, 2022 | 12:00 PM Central Time
Part 2: Microbiomes of Seeds and Seedlings and Consequences for Forest Regeneration
October 12, 2022 | 12:00 PM Central Time
Part 3: Applications of Microbiome to Understand Complex and Emergent Diseases and Disease Management in Temperate Forests
October 19, 2022 | 12:00 PM Central Time
Price: Free for all Members and Nonmembers – registration required.
Across the globe, forests are foundational to a healthy ecosystem and economy, from the biosphere to clean water, food, fiber, fuel, and forest products. The webinar series will guide you through the breadth of the forest microbiome and demonstrate how you can harness this knowledge to create sustainable and holistically managed forest ecosystems.
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This is a reminder that the call for session proposals for the 2024 IUFRO World Congress is currently open. The call will close on October 13.
All are welcome to submit session proposals. Please remember that collaboration between units is encouraged, and proposals need to address one of the congress themes.
More information is available here:
If you are planning to submit a session proposal, please let Maartje Klapwijk (our representative on the congress scientific committee) and I know.
Best regards, Tod
Tod Ramsfield, PhD
Research Scientist Forest Pathology, Canadian Forest Service
Natural Resources Canada / Government of Canada
Tod.Ramsfield(a)NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca<mailto:Tod.Ramsfield@NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca> / Tel: 825-510-1303
Chercheur, Pathologie forestière, Service canadien des forêts
Ressources naturelles Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Tod.Ramsfield(a)NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca<mailto:Tod.Ramsfield@NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca> / Tel : 825-510-1303
Dear FORENT and FORPATH,
My lab (Forest Health/Garnas lab at the Univ. of New Hampshire, USA; http://mypages.unh.edu/garnaslab) seeks a postdoctoral scholar to examine how host tree and climate drives establishment success of the parasitoid wasp, Tetrastichus planipennisi, introduced to control populations of the invasive Emerald ash borer. The successful candidate will help plan and oversee fieldwork across a climate gradient ranging from Missouri to Minnesota and will be responsible for data management, analysis and interpretation, and publication of results. The position is located in Durham, NH with occasional travel to field sites. Remote work is possible in the case of an exceptional fit.
Applicants should have:
* PhD degree (in Ecology, Evolution, Forestry, Natural Resources, Biostatistics, or related field) in hand by the start date, preferably January 3rd, 2023 or soon thereafter
* Strong statistical, analytical, and data wrangling skills
* Demonstrated programming ability (i.e., R, python, etc.) or facility with other statistical software
* Evidence of a growing publication record consistent with the candidate's career stage
This project is a collaborative effort between the Garnas lab at the University of New Hampshire and Dr. Juli Gould at the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). Funding for this project is currently available for one year, with a high probability for renewal for an additional one or more years, assuming satisfactory performance.
For more information and to apply, please see: https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/50435. For more information, please send queries to Garnas Lab Recruiting garnaslab.recruiting(a)unh.edu<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
The University of New Hampshire and the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment are home to a vibrant community of productive researchers with a strong commitment to student success. Located in the town of Durham, UNH is a beautiful campus surrounded by forest and natural landscapes. Only 30 minutes from the ocean and less than 2 hours from the White Mountains, outdoor and other recreational activities abound, including right on campus.
Associate Professor, Forest Ecosystem Health
Natural Resources and the Environment
University of New Hampshire
162 James Hall
Dear FORENT and FORPATH people,
My colleague Songlin Fei (Purdue University) and I are hiring a postdoc to
work on the spatial analysis of forest insect and disease invasions. This
is a 2 year (potential) position located at Purdue University in the
Department of Forestry and Natural Resources. An informational description
is attached. Let me or Songlin (sfei(a)purdue.edu) know if you have any
Andrew Liebhold http://sandyliebhold.com
Northern Research Station 304-285-1512
USDA Forest Service 304-285-1505 FAX
180 Canfield St. 724-317-8668 mobile
Morgantown, WV 26505 USA