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Forest Tenure Reform in China

External link - 6 min 5 sec ago
Resources magazine: To boost domestic forest production and correct rural?urban income disparity, China is putting forest management rights into the hands of its citizens.
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SCA inaugurates its first tissue mill in India

Global Forest Information Service - 3 hours 26 min ago
SCA has inaugurated its first manufacturing facility for personal care and tissue products in Pune,...
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SCA inaugurates its first tissue mill in India

Metla Finland - 3 hours 26 min ago
SCA has inaugurated its first manufacturing facility for personal care and tissue products in Pune,...
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New Head of EFICENT appointed

Global Forest Information Service - 3 hours 56 min ago


Carol Grossmann, Ph.D. (Natural Sciences) has been appointed Head of Office of the EFICENT, the Central European Regional Office of the European Forest Institute (EFI). Ms. Grossmann will start her five-year term in May 2015. The Forest Research Institute of Baden-Württemberg (FVA) hosts the EFICENT Regional Office at its premises in Freiburg, Germany.

Ms. Grossmann has worked as a Senior Project Manager for the German national group of the European Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) of Germany and as Assistant to the Directorate of the Forest Research Institute of Baden-Württemberg since 2009. She has also worked as Assistant Professor and lecturer at the Institute for Forest and Environmental Policy at the University of Freiburg. Ms. Grossmann has long experience in coordinating national and international networks and projects with a strong focus on fostering inter- and intra-disciplinary research and research policies in forestry and adjoining fields at the German and European levels.
EFICENT coordinates European science-based policy studies and facilitates science-policy-practice networking activities which are of special relevance in Central Europe on focus areas such as the integration of nature protection into multifunctional forest management, forest biodiversity and trade-offs with other forest uses, and managing forest disturbances.

Further info: Robert Mavsar, Deputy Director, European Forest Institute (robert.mavsar(at)efi.int)

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New Head of EFICENT appointed

Metla Finland - 3 hours 56 min ago


Carol Grossmann, Ph.D. (Natural Sciences) has been appointed Head of Office of the EFICENT, the Central European Regional Office of the European Forest Institute (EFI). Ms. Grossmann will start her five-year term in May 2015. The Forest Research Institute of Baden-Württemberg (FVA) hosts the EFICENT Regional Office at its premises in Freiburg, Germany.

Ms. Grossmann has worked as a Senior Project Manager for the German national group of the European Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) of Germany and as Assistant to the Directorate of the Forest Research Institute of Baden-Württemberg since 2009. She has also worked as Assistant Professor and lecturer at the Institute for Forest and Environmental Policy at the University of Freiburg. Ms. Grossmann has long experience in coordinating national and international networks and projects with a strong focus on fostering inter- and intra-disciplinary research and research policies in forestry and adjoining fields at the German and European levels.
EFICENT coordinates European science-based policy studies and facilitates science-policy-practice networking activities which are of special relevance in Central Europe on focus areas such as the integration of nature protection into multifunctional forest management, forest biodiversity and trade-offs with other forest uses, and managing forest disturbances.

Further info: Robert Mavsar, Deputy Director, European Forest Institute (robert.mavsar(at)efi.int)

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Finnish mills face shortage of recycled fibre

Global Forest Information Service - 4 hours 39 min ago
Reduced paper consumption means diminished flows of recycled fibre, too. Unacceptable material among the recycled paper from households cause more […]
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Finnish mills face shortage of recycled fibre

Metla Finland - 4 hours 39 min ago
Reduced paper consumption means diminished flows of recycled fibre, too. Unacceptable material among the recycled paper from households cause more […]
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Job Metla - 5 hours 23 min ago
Job Announcement Number:
15-0510-81987DP-BJ
Location Name:
Orleans, California
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0460
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$48,403.00 to $58,562.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
09 to 11
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 15-0510-81987G-BJ . Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different refe
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Visitor Information Assistant

Job Metla - 5 hours 23 min ago
Job Announcement Number:
15-TEMP-R51001-5-VSTR-DT-MC
Location Name:
Arcadia, California;Bishop, California;Groveland, California;Hathaway Pines, California;Hayfork, California;Lee Vining, California;Lone Pine, California;Macdoel, California;Mammoth Lakes, California;Mi-Wuk Village, California;Mount Shasta, California;Mountain Gate, California;North Fork, California;Pinecrest, California;Prather, California;Redding, California;South Lake Tahoe, California
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
1001
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Temporary
Opening Date:
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Closing Date:
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$15.31 to $15.31 / Per Hour
Pay Grade(s):
05 to 05
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
These positions are temporary and have a Not-to-Exceed date. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds. This vacancy announcement is for one or more locations throughout Region 5. The number a
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Archeological Technician

Job Metla - 5 hours 23 min ago
Job Announcement Number:
15-TEMP-R2-102-6ARC-DT-JB
Location Name:
Spearfish, South Dakota;Sundance, Wyoming
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0102
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Temporary
Opening Date:
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Closing Date:
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Job Status:
Multiple Schedules
Salary:
$17.06 to $17.06 / Per Hour
Pay Grade(s):
06 to 06
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
These positions are temporary and have a Not-to-Exceed date. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds. This vacancy announcement is for one or more locations throughout Region 2. The number a
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Deputy Forest Supervisor

Job Metla - 5 hours 23 min ago
Job Announcement Number:
15-0904-132079DP-BFP
Location Name:
Cadillac, Michigan
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0340
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Closing Date:
Monday, March 9, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$73,115.00 to $73,115.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
13 to 13
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
This position serves as a Deputy Forest Supervisor with line responsibility for the management, protection, and development of Forest resources. Shares responsibility with the Forest Supervisor in short and long range planning, directing forest operations, coordinating on-going activities and integr
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Forestry Technician (Trails)

Job Metla - 5 hours 23 min ago
Job Announcement Number:
15-TEMP-R2-462-5TRL-DT-JB
Location Name:
Silverthorne, Colorado;Walden, Colorado;Lander, Wyoming
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0462
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Temporary
Opening Date:
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Closing Date:
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$15.31 to $15.31 / Per Hour
Pay Grade(s):
05 to 05
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
These positions are temporary and have a Not-to-Exceed date. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds. This vacancy announcement is for one or more locations throughout Region 2. The number a
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Lead Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Preparation)

Job Metla - 5 hours 23 min ago
Job Announcement Number:
15-0907-131223DP-SD
Location Name:
Kenton, Michigan
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0462
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Closing Date:
Friday, March 13, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$39,570.00 to $39,570.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
07 to 07
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 15-0907-131223G-SD (closes 03/16/2015) . Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration
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