APPALACHIAN REGIONAL REFORESTATION INITIATIVE
CORE AND SCIENCE TEAMS __________________________ FOREST RECLAMATION ADVISORIES __________________________ FORESTRY RECLAMATION APPROACH __________________________
IN THE NEWS __________________________ MINED LAND REFORESTATION CONFERENCES __________________________ PLANTING TREES ON LEGACY MINES __________________________ REFORESTATION AWARDS __________________________ REFORESTATION RESEARCH __________________________ STATE AND PRIVATE NURSERIES __________________________ STATEMENT OF MUTUAL INTENT
August 8 - 9, 2018 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
The annual Mined Land Reforestation Conference will be held August 8th and 9th and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. This year’s theme is ‘Developing Partnerships for Mine Land Reforestation.’ Eric Cavazza, Director of the Pennsylvania Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation, will provide the keynote address.
The conference will feature presentations, posters, and an awards luncheon on August 8th, and site visits to mined lands at various stages of reforestation on August 9th.
Conference check-in will start at 7:30 a.m. on August 8th, with presentations ending at 5:00 p.m. The field trip on August 9th will run from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Click here for the Conference Agenda.
Events will be taking place across western Maryland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, southwestern Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia.
For more information or to find an event near you email Jacob Levine.
Check out the current schedule!
ARRI's Science Team recently published Forest Reclamation Advisory No. 15 titled, "Establishing Riparian Woody Vegetation for Constructed Streams on Mined Lands Using the Forestry Reclamation Approach"
Read more of ARRI's Publications.
ARRI is proud to be the recipient of the following prestigious awards:
- Partners in Conservation Award from the Secretary of the Interior
- Awarded on October 18, 2012
- Presidential Migratory Bird Federal Stewardship Award
- Awarded on May 25, 2011
- 2011 Arbor Day Award from the National Arbor Day Foundation
- Awarded on May 10, 2011
- Cooperative Conservation Award from the Secretary of the Interior
- Awarded on May 9, 2007
These awards were made possible through the hard work of the ARRI Core and Science
Teams and the hundreds of individuals and representatives of industry, environmental groups, academic institutions, citizen’s groups, landowners and federal,
state and local government
who have worked to implement the Forestry Reclamation Approach when planting trees throughout Appalachia.
Click on the images below to read the ARRI Statement of Mutual Intent
or to download and sign the SMI Signature Sheet
Learn more about the ARRI
Statement of Mutual Intent
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