Since 1900, the Society of American Foresters has provided access to information and networking opportunities to prepare members for the challenges and the changes that face natural resource professionals.
Forests are a fundamental source of global health and human welfare,
Forests must be sustained through simultaneously meeting environmental, economic, and community aspirations
Foresters are dedicated to sound forest management and conservation, and
Foresters serve landowners and society by providing sound knowledge and professional management skills.
The Society of American Foresters (SAF) is the national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry
SAF members include natural resource professionals in public and private settings, researchers, CEOs, administrators, educators, and students.
OSAF Arkansas Division endowed scholarship fund for UAM students — 04/28/2016
Several years ago the OSAF Arkansas Division established a scholarship fund for forestry students at UAM. The Arkansas Division Executive Division proposes a renewed effort to raise funds so that the scholarship can become endowed. The goal is to reach an endowment level of $15,000. There is a signed Gift Agreement between UAM and the Arkansas Division that describes criteria for awarding the scholarship and gives a deadline of December 31, 2018 for raising the remaining funds. To see more details about contributing to this scholarship, click on the link below.
Address change for the National SAF office — 03/24/2016
The National SAF office has a new address as of February 1,2016. The new address is: 10100 Laureate Way, Bethesda, Maryland 20814. The physical location of the national office and all other contact information remain the same.
Oklahoma Division Spring Field Meeting: Restoration of the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker and the Pine-Bluestem Ecosystem — 03/24/2016
Registration for the meeting will begin at the USFS Ouachita National Forest Oklahoma Ranger District Visitor Center in Hochatown at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will consist of field stops in the Ouachita National Forest and McCurtain County Wilderness Area. There will be an Oklahoma division business meeting in conjunction with lunch. More details along with an agenda and registration form can be found by clicking on the link below.
Ouachita SAF facebook page — 12/21/2015
The Ouachita SAF now has a Facebook page for members to view recent activities of the OSAF. The page was created by Dr. Laurie Gharis at the University of Arkansas at Monticello and will be a great way for members to keep up with recent forestry happenings. The page can be found by going to: https://www.facebook.com/OuachitaSAF/ All members are encouraged to go to the page and "like" it.
2015 OSAF Annual Meeting — 12/09/2015
The 2015 OSAF annual meeting was held on December 3rd & 4th in Ft. Smith, AR. A summary of the meeting can be seen by clicking on the link below
Link: 2015 OSAF Annual Meeting
2015 Multi-State SAF Conference — 02/19/2015
The OSAF in conjunction with the Louisiana and Texas state societies held a joint conference in Texarkana, Texas on January 27-29, 2015. Details of the conference along with the OSAF annual business meeting which was held during the conference are available from the link below.
Ouachita SAF Fellows — 12/12/2012
The highest honor that can be bestowed on a member of the Society of American Foresters is that of Fellow.
Ouachita SAF Strategic Plan — 03/05/2012
With leadership provided by Caroll Guffey at UAM, the Ouachita SAF has completed a strategic plan to guide the Society in future years.
Ouachita SAF Forestry Enhancement Award — 10/12/2010
Do you know of an SAF Chapter, civic group, school, youth organization, etc. that is interested in developing a forestry education project? If so, please let them know abut the Ouachita SAF Forestry Enhancement Award. This award provides up to $500 for selected projects over a two-year period.
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Ouachita SAF Bylaws and Committee Charters Posted — 03/10/2010
To view the OSAF Bylaws and Committee Charters, follow the link below.
Link: Bylaws and Charters ....