The International Association of Wood Anatomists (IAWA) just published their latest edition of the newsletter and we are happy to help spread the good word out.
This issue highlights the outcomes of recent events such as the IAWA-IUFRO International Symposium: Challenges and Opportunities for Updating
Wood Identification (supported by GTTN). This symposium addressed diverse topics from role of macroscopic and microscopic wood
identification, application of DNA forensic technology, and other cutting-edge wood identification techniques to combat illegal logging and trading
The newsletter also mentions the upcoming Wood Identification Session of IUFRO Congress in Curitiba, Brazil, on September 30, 2019. The IUFRO Session (C3i) titled LPF/SFB – IAWA Panel Discussion “New Methods and Applications of Tropical Timber Identification to Promote Legal Logging” under the congress theme of “Forests and Forest Products for a Greener Future” will be organized as part of the IUFRO Congress 2019. The session is chaired by Vera Coradin, Tereza Pastore and Yafang Yin (all GTTN members).
IAWA is an association dedicated to raise awareness of the place of wood anatomy in science, technology and in the conservation of environmental resources.
Feel free to download the IAWA newsletter for more information on upcoming events, meeting reports or miscellaneous news about editorial awards, and special issues.