Forestry School Gets New Name, New Direction

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — Arkansas’ only school of forestry is getting a new name to go with a broadened, updated academic direction. The School of Forest Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has been renamed the School of Forestry and Natural Resources, according to an announcement this morning by Philip Tappe, … Continue reading

Forestry Resources Faculty Receive Awards

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO, AR — Three members of the forest resources faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas at Monticello received awards from the Ouachita Society of American Foresters at the organization’s meeting Jan. 27-29 in Texarkana, Texas. The meeting brought together professional foresters from Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. UAM faculty receiving … Continue reading

UAM Named One Of 10 Winners Of Arbor Day Contest

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO— The University of Arkansas at Monticello has been selected as one of 10 winners of the 2014 Tree Campus USA – Celebrate Arbor Day contest sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota. The contest, which drew more than 53,000 votes during an online voting competition, encouraged campuses to celebrate … Continue reading

Forest Resources Students Attend World’s Largest International Forest Research Conference

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — Students and faculty of the School of Forest Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello participated in the world’s largest gathering of forestry professionals in Salt Lake City, Utah Oct. 5-11. The students and their instructors attended the International Union of Forest Research Organizations’ World Congress, an event … Continue reading

“Arkansas Champion Trees” Artist’s Reception Set For Oct. 27

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — A reception for artist Linda Williams Palmer, creator of the traveling art exhibit “Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist’s Journey,” will be held Monday, Oct. 27 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Spencer Gallery of the University of Arkansas-Monticello’s Fine Arts Center. The reception coincides with the Palmer’s exhibit … Continue reading

School Of Forestry Resources Co-sponsors “Growing Champion Classrooms”

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The School of Forest Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has joined Entergy Corporation as a co-sponsor of “Growing Champion Classrooms,” which provides lesson plans and visual aids for Arkansas educators based on the touring art exhibit “Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist’s Journey.” Lesson plans may be … Continue reading

UAM To Host Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist Journey

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO, Ark. — The University of Arkansas at Monticello will be the final stop of a two-year statewide tour by Linda Williams Palmer’s “Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist’s Journey,” an exhibit of 18 large pencil drawings of the state’s largest trees. The exhibit will run from October 13 through December 5 … Continue reading

UAM Students Attend Wildlife Society Meeting In Jonesboro

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO-The University of Arkansas-Monticello’s student chapter of The Wildlife Society (TWS) had nine members (six undergraduate and three graduate students) attend a recent meeting of the Arkansas chapter of TWS at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. The students were accompanied by Don White, Jr., professor of wildlife management, and Douglas Osborne, … Continue reading

UAM Forestry Grad Student Receives Grant To Present Research Paper Results At International Conference

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO, Ark. — Kathy Brautigam of Maplewood, Ohio, a graduate assistant and candidate for the master of science in forest resources degree at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has received a grant to present research findings to a joint meeting of the American Ornithologists Union, the Cooper Ornithological Society, and … Continue reading

UAM Places Fourth In 57th Conclave

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — Forestry students from the University of Arkansas at Monticello placed fourth in the 57th annual Association of Southern Forestry Clubs Conclave hosted recently by Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Va. UAM was one of 15 colleges and universities competing in the annual test of technical and physical forestry skills.  … Continue reading

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