Upcoming FCCP Events
December 20, 2019 12:00AM - 11:59PM
The deadline for Spring 2020 scholarship applications is December 20th, 2019 at 11:59pm EST.
January 8, 2020 3:00PM - 4:00PM
In this webinar, speaker Joe Fargione of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) will present "Opportunity Assessments for Natural Climate Solutions."
Forest Carbon and Climate Job Opportunities
Hiring Organization: Forest Carbon and Climate Program
Employment type: Full-Time
Application Deadline: February 8, 2020
The Forest Carbon and Climate Program (FCCP) aims to increase understanding and implementation of climate-smart forest management, which inextricably links climate change mitigation and adaptation. The FCCP was established to connect professionals, natural resource managers, decision-makers, students and the broader public with the value of forested lands and forest products in addressing climate change.
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News and Publications
FCWG 2019-20 Learning Exchange Series Session: Policy II - State Policy Advancing Forest Carbon in a Changing Climate
Published on December 4, 2019
Speakers include David Ford, L&C Carbon, Stephen Long, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and John Bartow, Empire State Forest Products Association.
Published on December 3, 2019
The Forest Carbon and Climate Program in the Department of Forestry at Michigan State University receives support from the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund.
Published on November 27, 2019
Chad Papa and Lauren Cooper publish short writing piece on Mongabay.com titled “How cities can lead the fight against climate change using urban forestry and trees”.
Lauren Cooper speaks at the annual SFI conference on the critical role managed forests play in addressing climate change
Published on November 25, 2019
Lauren Cooper and Jad Daley present on “Rethinking Our Carbon Future: The Climate Change Conversation – Linking Supply Chain Drivers to Achieve Forest Resiliency and Carbon Goals”.
FCWG 2019-20 Learning Exchange Series Session: Policy I - Federal Forest Carbon Policy Status and Path Ahead
Published on November 6, 2019
Speakers Alix Murdoch, American Forests, and Natalie Alex, American Forest Foundation, will present "Policy I: Federal Forest Carbon Policy Status and Path Ahead."
Published on October 3, 2019
Speakers Luke Nave, Forest Program Manager at Climate Action Reserve, presents "Carbon Market Opportunities and Project Development Tools for Forest Owners".
Published on August 27, 2019
Chris Schnepf writes article titled "Learn About Forest Carbon Markets Through New Online Curriculum" on Agriculture Climate Network.
Published on July 10, 2019
Speaker Sarah Wescott, Forest Program Manager at Climate Action Reserve, presents "Carbon Market Opportunities and Project Development Tools for Forest Owners".
Published on June 5, 2019
Speaker Michael Catania, Executive Director of Duke Farms, presents "Natural Climate Solutions in New Jersey: Rejoining RGGI and a Case Study of Duke Farms".
Published on May 8, 2019
Josh Parrish of The Nature Conservancy, along with Rita Hite and Christine Cadigan of American Forests Foundation will overview the Family Forest Carbon Initiative.
Published on April 3, 2019
Speakers Kelley Hamrick and Stephen Donofrio of Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace present on forest carbon markets, providing an overview of past and future opportunities.
Published on March 6, 2019
In this session speakers from The Nature Conservancy will present "Climate Action in Coal Country - Forest Carbon and Renewable Energy as Economic Diversification Approaches".
Published on November 30, 2018
Learn more about the Michigan State University Department of Forestry's Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management in this online recorded information session.
FCWG 2018-19 Learning Exchange Series Session: Rebecca Turner, State Leadership on Forest for Climate
Published on October 18, 2018
Speaker includes Rebecca Turner, Vice President and Chief of Staff, General Counsel at American Forests, who presented in collaboration with Jad Daley, President and CEO of American Forests.
Published on August 30, 2018
The Weyerhaeuser Fellowship provides two selected fellows with tuition assistance for study in the Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management. The selected 2018-19 Weyerhaeuser Fellows include Jody Kaulukukui and Ann Howard.
American Forests hosts unprecedented collaborative action on the part of government and concerned experts
Published on July 16, 2018
Washington, DC. (July 16, 2018) — Last week, 16 U.S. Climate Alliance states convened in Washington, D.C. at an intensive three-day Learning Lab.
Published on June 12, 2018
This session is the third in a series on current topics and issues in domestic forest carbon policies and management approaches for a changing climate. Selected speakers include Katherine Nelson and Marian Honeczy.
Published on April 9, 2018
This session is the second in a series on current topics and issues in domestic forest carbon policies and management approaches for a changing climate. Selected speakers include Rachel Steele and Bill Gould of the USDA Climate Hubs.
World Bank Land and Poverty Conference - Foreign Investments to Support Forestry as a Means of Increasing Resiliency: A Case Study Approach in Mexico
Published on March 26, 2018
A summary of the 2018 World Bank Land and Poverty Conference presentation, “Foreign Investments to Support Forestry as a Means of Increasing Resiliency: A Case Study Approach in Mexico ," led by Lauren Cooper, Forest Carbon and Climate Program Lead.
Published on March 21, 2018
This session is the first in a series on current topics and issues in domestic forest carbon policies and management approaches for a changing climate. Selected speakers include Jeff Williams, USDA NRCS, and Rita Hite, American Forest Foundation.
Published on March 12, 2018
A summary of the 2018 Forests Ontario Annual Conference session, “Adding Value to Forests: Linking Carbon and Climate to Forest Decision-makers," led by Lauren Cooper, Forest Carbon and Climate Program Lead.
Published on March 6, 2018
Forest Carbon and Climate Program is awarded support for e-learning content development and participant support
Published on March 2, 2018
Lauren Cooper publishes "ICAO and forest offsets: Substantial opportunities and exceptional benefits (commentary)" on Mongabay.com.
Published on February 5, 2018
The Forest Carbon and Climate Program in the Department of Forestry at MSU is a proud sponsor of Forests Ontario.
Published on October 30, 2017
"Selected Speakers from the FCWG Annual Meeting, September 27th" is the third in session in the Forest-Climate Working Group Learning Series.
Published on September 3, 2017
"The Washington State New Forestland Preservation Grant Program" is the second in the Forest-Climate Working Group Series.
Published on July 1, 2017
Forest Carbon in the Changing Political and Physical Landscape is the first in a series on current topics and issues in domestic forest carbon policies and management approaches for in a changing climate.
Published on February 3, 2017
The Forest Carbon and Climate Program in the Department of Forestry at Michigan State University receives support from the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund. It will help create a new web-based course on forest carbon and climate change.
Earn a Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management. The Certificate consists of three 3-credit courses, all available completely online. Participants include a wide range of graduate students, recent graduates, and working professionals.
The FCCP hosts a collection of online non-credit courses that provide professionals with practical knowledge and skill-building in topics of forest carbon science, policy, and management.
Program objectives are achieved through working with strategic partners to better communicate and bring attention to key topics, create educational content and programming, and bridge dialogue gaps on carbon and climate topics related to forests and forested lands.
The FCCP engages with various audiences through activities like free webinars, an online community for our alumni, event participation, and trainings. These activities create accessible outlets to share information about forest carbon and climate adaptation and mitigation to connect decision-makers with the communities they serve.
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