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Archive for December, 2007

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Sunday, December 23rd, 2007


Conference ‘Forest Recreation and Tourism serving Urbanized Societies’
(also the 11th European Forum on Urban Forestry (EFUF)
28-31 May 2008, Hämeenlinaa, Finland
A call for paper for this event is now open. Please visit:
All abstracts should be received before 28 February 2008.

International conference ‘Urban Design and Ecology: International Perspectives’

1-4 June 2008, St Petersburg, Russia
The aim of this conference is information exchange and learning experiences
from the around the world for the development of sustainable urban design.
For a full conference announcement and details about registration and
abstract submission, Click Here.

Conference ‘Landscape Ecology and Forest Management: Challenges and Solutions’

16-18 September 2008 (with subsequent field trip), Chengdu, China
The deadline for submitting abstracts for this event, organised by the
Landscape Ecology working party of IUFRO, has been extended to 15 February
2008. The conference includes a symposium titled ‘Urban forest landscapes
in the context of developing countries and rapid urbanization’. For more
details about this conference, please visit the conference webpage at:


International Master ‘Urban Forestry and Urban Greening’ (Sweden and Denmark)
Registration now open.
People interested in participation in the 2008-2009 edition of this
international Master programme are very welcome to do so. Deadline for
applications is 1 February 2008. Click here for more information, or visit


Professor in Green Space Management, University of Copenhagen
The Danish Centre for Forest, Landscape and Planning, University of
Copenhagen announces a professorship in Green Space Management. Information
on the requirements for the position and on how to apply is available from:
http://www.life.ku.dk/English/positions.aspx (scroll down to ‘Professor in Green Space Management – 09/01/08).


Urban Agriculture Magazine

Urban Agriculture Magazine (UAM) is a publication that facilitates the
sharing of information on the impacts of urban agriculture. Moreover, it
promotes analysis and debate on critical issues for development of the
sector, and publishes ‘good practices’ in urban agriculture. For
information on how to subscribe to this magazine, which is published twice
a year, visit: http://www.ruaf.org/

Cities Farming for the Future
– Urban agriculture for green and productive cities
This book, published by the RUAF Foundation, presents the state of art in
the development of sustainable urban agriculture, including aspects of
urban forestry. For information on how to order this book, visit
http://www.iirr.org/ or send an e-mail to bookstore(at)iirr.org.

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