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FVS Newsletters

The FVS Newsletter provides updates, fixes, proposed changes, and/or address topics of concern with FVS software.

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Issue 16, March 31, 2021 (PDF, 255 KB) Read about major updates since our last quarterly release.
Issue 15, February 22, 2021 (PDF, 389 KB) Read about recent FVS updates, interface enhancements, removal of the Legacy FVS software, and recently delivered FVS trainings.

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Historical Newsletters


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Issue 14, October 10, 2020 (PDF, 337 KB) Read about recent FVS updates, interface enhancements, retirement of the Legacy FVS software, and a new online database translator tool.
Issue 13, July 13, 2020 (PDF, 331 KB) Read about recent FVS highlights, new FVS interface evolution, Legacy system reminders, completed and cancelled trainings, and the latest FVS updates.
Issue 12, April 1, 2020 (PDF, 282 KB) Read about recent FVS highlights, new FVS interface feedback, retirement of the Legacy FVS software, completed and cancelled trainings, and the latest FVS updates.
Issue 11, January 1, 2020 (PDF, 379 KB) Read about recent FVS highlights, new FVS interface feedback, upcoming training, and the latest FVS updates.
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Issue 10, November 1, 2019 (PDF, 283 KB) Read about recent FVS highlights, the official release of the new FVS interface, upcoming training, workshops, and FVS updates.
Issue 9, June 6, 2019 (PDF, 270 KB) Read about recent FVS highlights, regional training wrap up, FVS Online/Onlocal, new FIA2FVS converter, and FVS updates.
Issue 8, March 7, 2019 (PDF, 305 KB) Read about recent FVS highlights, completed trainings, FVS Online/Onlocal, new Alaska Variant development update, ECON Extension Training, and FVS updates.
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Issue 7, October 1, 2018 (PDF, 179 KB) Read about recent FVS highlights, upcoming trainings, FVS Online/Onlocal, Alaska Variant revision, insect and disease extensions, and FVS updates.
Issue 6, May 18, 2018 (PDF, 106 KB) Read about recent FVS highlights, the completed FY 2018 trainings, FVS Steering Committee news, and major updates since our last FVS version release in January 2018.
Issue 5, January 8, 2018 (PDF, 107 KB) Read about recent FVS highlights, recent and upcoming FY 2018 trainings, and major updates since our last FVS version release in October 2017.
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Issue 4, October 18, 2017 (PDF, 98 KB) Read about recent FVS highlights, our upcoming FY 2018 instructor led trainings, and major updates since our last FVS version release in June 2017.
Issue 3, June 19, 2017 (PDF, 97 KB) Read about recent FVS training, submitting FVS success stories, Oregon Department of Forestry's Best Practices for FVS, and FVS updates.
Issue 2, April 14, 2017 (PDF, 111 KB) Read about the 2017 FVS e-Conference, recent training, and FVS updates.
Issue 1, January 13, 2017 (PDF, 80 KB) Welcome to the first issue of the Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) Newsletter!