- Jan 29-31: 14th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference, Baltimore, MD
- Feb 19-20: Forum: Smart Agriculture in the 21st Century, Arlington, VA
- Mar 2-5: Fifth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds (ICRW5), Charleston, SC
- Mar 2-5: 18th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Knoxville, TN
- Sep 22-25: 19th International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Landscape Architecture Students Explore Uncharted Social Territory Cal Poly Pomona landscape architecture students are getting an opportunity to apply what they are learning in class to real-world situations, thanks to a research agreement with the U.S. Forest Service.
- Wolverine appears to be thriving in California for the first time since 1922 A wolverine appears to be thriving in the northern Sierra Nevada seven years after being confirmed as the first one in California since 1922. More than two dozen documented sightings of the solitary predator have occurred since it was first observed in March 2008.
- Time to think about more than Christmas trees While people are busy taking down their natural Christmas trees - or at least thinking about it - the Arbor Day Foundation has an idea to replace that seasonal decoration with 10 that will decorate for years to come.
- Exploring societal benefits of healthy urban forests Urban forestry, the care and management of trees to improve the urban environment, is becoming better known and more appreciated. However, the fact remains that most people do not stop often to think about the many benefits trees in urban settings provide both people and communities.
- Land managers draft plan confronting climate change vulnerabilities Climate change trends in the Pacific Northwest already point to where snowpack levels, fish survival and wildfire frequency are headed. But how snow, fish and wildfire might combine to affect lakeside picnicking is a work in progress.