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Conservation Professional Profile: Ellen Cobb

By Joe Otto, SWCS Historian Ellen Cobb was NACD's first executive leader. At its first meeting in 1946, NACD’s founding board of directors appointed Cobb as Executive Secretary. She was one of 19 conservation professionals present at that first meeting. From South Carolina, Cobb attended the meeting with her colleague E.C. McArthur – the board’s… Continue reading →

Forestry Notes Q&A: Paul DeLong

Paul DeLong is senior vice president for the American Tree Farm System & Conservation at the American Forest Foundation (AFF). He supports a talented team of conservationists working with partners to administer the nearly 20 million-acre Tree Farm program, and implement projects on family-owned forest lands designed to protect drinking water supplies, at-risk wildlife, and… Continue reading →

Pierce CD participates in carbon credit forestry program

The Pierce Conservation District (CD) in Washington is participating in a unique program that will establish urban forestry carbon credits for a county that is home to nearly a million people. In a pilot program funded through a grant from the Boeing Company to non-profit carbon registry and certification organization City Forest Credits, the conservation… Continue reading →

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