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Archive for March, 2013

Nominations for European Young Urban Forester Award

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Nominations for the European Young Urban Forester of the Year Award are now being accepted.  The deadline for applications is May 1, 2013.  Click Here for further information and to download an application form.

The Award will be handed out at the European Forum on Urban Forestry in Milan, Italy (http://goo.gl/rZnZm).  

Urban Forestry in Transition – CARe-FOR-US II Conference

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

This is the first announcement of the CARe-FOR-US II CONFERENCE to be held in Tarta, Estonia on October 9-11, 2013.  “Urban Forestry in Transition – Addressing the needs of changing societies”.

The conference is organised by CARe-FOR-US II, the second phase of the The Centre of Advanced Research on Forestry Serving Nordic Urban Societies. This Centre, jointly with the Estonian University of Life Sciences, invites researchers and practitioners from the Nordic-Baltic region and beyond to meet and exchange research and practice in all aspects of urban forestry. The conference is excellent value for money and takes place in the charming and historic university town of Tartu in Estonia. The conference includes plenary and parallel sessions and kicks off with a field visit for delegates to orientate themselves to the urban forestry context of Estonia.

To view more information and a call for papers, please Click Here.

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

IFUROThe International Federation of Parks and Recreational Administration (IFPRA), ) recently issued a report on urban park benefits. The publication includes a systematic review of the literature on a number of benefits provided by urban parks.  Click Here to download the report.  For more information, contact Dr. Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch.  

Water Landscapes and Urbanization Conference

Friday, March 15th, 2013

An international conference on the theme of “Water Landscapes and Urbanization: design, ecology and management” will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, on June 5-7, 2013. For more information, please visit the conference website: http://www.icon-la.org/.