Nominations are currently being sought for S-7 Chair-Elect and SSSA President-Elect. Please send your nominations to Lindsey Rustad by Thursday, December 3, 2009.
Congratulations to Dave D'Amore, recently named the 2009 Field Soil Scientist of the Year by the US Forest Service!
Congratulations to S-7 member, Mary Beth Adams, on becoming a SSSA Fellow!
Special Issue of Forest Ecology and Management now available - Forest Soil Science: Celebrating 50 Years of Research on Properties, Processes and Management of Forest Soils - Selected and Edited Papers from the 11th North American Forest Soils Conference - Congratulations to all of the S-7 members included and thank you to S-7 members Mary Beth Adams and Scott Chang for their role editing the special issue!
Jennifer Knoepp, Chair of the planning committee for the 12th North American Forest Soils Conference, calls for proposals to host in 2013.
Session Announcement - Global Soil Change: New Frontiers for the Biogeosciences - AGU - December 14-18, 2009 - San Francisco, CA
Conference Announcement - Influence of Biochar on Soil Processes and Fertility - October 18-20, 2009 - Beijing, China
Reminder of Important Dates for the Upcoming SSSA International Annual Meetings
Announcing Two USDA-CSREES Grantsmanship Workshops in November
Coal Fly Ash Research Opportunity - Pre-proposals Due August 31, 2009
Workshop Announcement - Best Management Practices for Maintaining Soil Productivity in the Douglas-fir Region - September 22, 2009 - Shelton, WA
Conference Announcemnt/Invitation to Submit Abstracts - International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter Dynamics: Land Use, Management and Global Change - July 6-9th - Colorado Springs, Colorado
S-7 Chair, Lindsey Rustad, is seeking volunteers to moderate sessions at this year's annual meetings. Please contact here ASAP if interested!
Symposium Announcement - 75 Years of Watershed Research at the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory - November 3-4, 2009, Dillard, GA
Meeting Announcement - California Forest Soils Council Spring Meeting - "Assessing forest C across the landscape - biomass and soil in the C balance" - April 10, 2009 - UC Davis
Conference Announcement - 48th Annual Meeting of the Society of Nematologists and the 12th Biennial Meeting of the Soil Ecology Society - "Forming Bridges in a Changing World" - July 12-15, 2009 - Burlington, VT - Abstracts Due: April 1
Dr. Lucian Zelazny - Memoriam Notice
US Forest Service video tutorial "Managing your Woodlot" is available online.
Conference Announcement and Call for Abstracts - Carbon in Northern Forests: Integration of Research and Management - June 10-11, 2009 - Traverse City, Michigan - Abstracts Due: April 3
Course Announcement - PhD Course on Functioning of Boreal Forest Ecosystems - June 6-12 - Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Umea, Sweden