Details are as follows:
|Purpose:||The NZIF Foundation Chavasse Travel Award is open to:
|Funding:||The Chavasse Travel Award is funded from the Foundation’s general funding.|
|Size and term of Award||An annual award of up to $3,500 is offered in 2018.|
Applications should be made in writing and provide the following information:
|Background information||Geoff Chavasse came to New Zealand from England in 1950 to work for the NZ Forest Service. He spent time in Southland, the West Coast and Head office, before transferring to the Forest Research Institute in Rotorua in 1968. He joined NZIF in 1951, served as Editor of the Journal from 1970 to 74, a Councillor and as President of the Institute from 1978 to 1980 and in 1994 he received the Institute’s supreme award, the Kirk Horn Flask.|
RECORD OF AWARDS
|2016||Paul Silcock, Waikato manager for the forest management and consulting company NZ Forestry||To enable Paul to attend the 2016 Redwood Symposium in California to present the first year’s results from a research project the Sequoia Action Group is undertaking with Scion with funding from the Sustainable Forestry Fund.||$3,500|
|2015||Peter Edwards, post-doctoral researcher at Lincoln University||To assist Peter to travel to Belarus to teach forest and land use governance and to develop a forest policy teaching and research programme, which he expects to be able to deliver at Lincoln.||$3,500|
|2014||Rhys Millar, forestry adviser of Ahika Consulting Ltd., in Dunedin.||To assist Mr Millar to travel to the United Kingdom to research and learn lessons from the managers of FSC and PEFC certification schemes for small forest owners.||$3,500|
|2013||Stefania Pizzirani, Ph.D. student at Massey University||To assist with expenses to attend and make an oral presentation at the 7th International Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology at the University of Ulsan in South Korea.||$2,615|
|2012||Dr Stephanie Rotarangi||To assist her to travel to Ireland to attend an IUFRO conference.||$3,500|
Applications must be received by the Foundation administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than 5pm on Wednesday 20th June 2018.
The awards will be announced at the Awards Dinner of the NZ Institute of Forestry Conference in Nelson on Tuesday 10th July 2018. For details of the conference see www.nzif.org.nz.