IT: Register for upcoming workshop “Applications and Potential of Ecosystem Services Valuation within USDA – Advancing the Science”

USDA Forest Service decision makers, researchers and other stakeholders are invited to participate in a USDA-sponsored workshop: “Applications and Potential of Ecosystem Services Valuation within USDA – Advancing the Science” on April 23-24, in Washington DC. The workshop will describe how innovative methods in economics, advances in theory, and access to new and existing data can be used to improve the valuation of ecosystem services associated with USDA programs and policies.

The workshop is sponsored by the USDA Forest Service and several partner USDA agencies, including the Economic Research Service, the Office of the Chief Economist and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture and cosponsored by the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association and the AAEA Land, Water and Environmental Economics Section.

Registration is free. Click here for more information about the workshop schedule and presenters or contact Daniel Hellerstein; (202) 694-5613, email: danielh@ers.usda.gov.