Biden-Harris Administration Invests Nearly $34M to Strengthen Wood Products Economy, Forest Sector Jobs, Sustainable Forest Management
6 Apr 2023
As part of its goal of investing in rural America, the Biden-Harris Administration is announcing today that $33.7 million from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will fund projects to strengthen the wood products economy and promote sustainable forest management. This investment supports a crucial link between resilient, healthy forests and strong rural economies and jobs in the forestry sector, especially in communities that depend on national forests and grasslands to grow and thrive.
Read the complete article from U.S. Department of Agriculture here.
Big stage: More than 50 students to present STEM, social science research at national conferenceApr 5 2023
Emily Dzikowich is looking forward to presenting her research about very small things, soil microbes, on a very large stage — the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. “I have been working on my research since September, so to have the opportunity to present at (NCUR) about something I have...
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