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Dec 19 2011
The Roanoke Times
By Jay Farrell
It's easy to think of trees as stoic: stately and serene as the world whips around them in a constant blur of change and progress. In reality, forests are dynamic forces in the lives of people.
Dec 17 2011
By Fred Kight
As a photojournalist working on assignment for the National Network of Forest Practitioners, it's Josh Birnbaum's job to see the forest AND the trees -- to see the big picture and the personal story. And to share his vision with others.
Birnbaum is a graduate of Ohio University who now lives in Athens, which is where the Forest Practitioners organization is located.
Dec 1 2011
In honor of International Year of Forests, The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Division of Lands and Forests kicked off the Celebrating New York's Forests Photo Contest. This contest was an effort to increase awareness of and appreciation for all types of forests, urban and rural, large and small, public and privately owned, across the state.
Announced December 1, 2011, the winning photos in 6 categories are:
Dec 6 2011
By Breeanna Beckham
How We Planted the Seeds of a Campaign That Could Grow to Involve Everyone
Like most marketing professionals, we feel that a great campaign starts with a great product -- or, in the case of our firm, Carousel30, a great cause. While we have created a successful niche for cause-marketing programs and philanthropic campaigns for more than 40 nonprofits across the country, the work we are doing for the International Year of Forests is different.
Dec 7 2011
By Jay Farrell
It’s easy to think of trees as stoic: Stately and serene, the world whips around them in a blur of change and progress. In reality, forests are dynamic forces in the lives of people.
Nov 10 2011
By WOUB Staff Writer
It's currently the International Year of Forests and one area organization is working to maintain forests and the jobs which depend on them.
The National Network of Forest Practitioners is hosting a reception tonight which will show the forest through photographs.
The Executive Director of the Practitioners, Colin M. Donahue, was a guest on WOUB TV's Newswatch last night and he says the event is more of a celebration than a convention.
Nov 10 2011
Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Celebrate Forests: Glimpses Into the Communities and Ecosystems that Sustain Us All
Photographs by Josh Birnbaum, Michael DiBari, Pradeep Edussuriya, Peter Hoffman, and Jim Korpi. You are invited to a free opening reception, featuring 45 large photographs, a few multimedia pieces, and books of the photographs. Complimentary snacks will be provided and a Cash Bar.
Location: The Dairy Barn Arts Center AEP Gallery on the second floor
Oct 12 2011
Forests in New York State and all over the world are vitally important for food, shelter, health and economy. Because of this significance, 2011 has been declared the Year of Forests by Governor Cuomo and the United Nations.
Governor Cuomo's Proclamation: New York Year of Forests
Nov 1 2011
The Huffington Post
By Josh Birnbaum
This summer I was fortunate enough to spend seven weeks on a photographic forest escapade. In June, I was chosen to be the International Year of Forests Photography Fellow. The fellowship was co-sponsored by the National Association of State Foresters and the National Network of Forest Practitioners with support from the NASF Foundation.
Oct 30 2011
Forest Business Network
Source - International Year of Forests
IYOF Photojournalist Encounters, Captures Wildfires, Pine Beetles, Tornado Damage, and the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Two of the foremost non-profits in the US that promote sustainable forestry practices co-sponsored a ten-week photography fellowship, which concluded this month.