International Forest of Friendship

"You haven't seen a tree until you've seen its shadow from the sky."
Amelia Earhart

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THE 2015 CEREMONIES ARE BEING HELD ON JUNE 19th-20th
 
The 2015 Theme is: Forests and Flying
  
Honoring foresters who fly, smoke jumpers, pilots and operators of fire tankers, those who have contributed to r
emote sensing of ecosystems and habitat monitoring, precision agriculture, etc


NASA/NOAA Image of Vegetation Across the Planet
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2013/06/24/a-map-of-all-the-plants-on-earth-photo/#.VKtlBIvF-So

This focus is within the Forest's overall theme of "World Friendship through Flying." Those who have contributed, and are contributing to all facets of aviation and aerospace always are welcome.  

Our principal speaker will be Dr. Greg Asner,
Principal Investigator, Carnegie Airborne Observatory


His biography is here 
Also click here see his really cool TED Talk on Ecology from the Air

Click for AccommodationRegistration and Sponsorship forms.  
 
There also will be a Children's program 

 



  


2015 Induction Ceremony
June 19th & 20th

View Ceremony Schedule

View Directions To The Forest



Future Annual Themes for Forest Celebrations


2015: Flying and Forests -- Linking green spaces and aviation/aerospace, Foresters who fly, Smoke Jumpers, Pilots of Fire Tankers, etc.


2016:
World Friendship Through Flying

2017: Flying, Forests, and the Future - Emphasizing young people who are contributing to flying and forests. 

2018: Security and Solace through Flight -- Military Pilots, Flying Medical Staff, Angel Flight, etc.

2019: Discovery through Flight -- Aerospace Pioneers, Astronauts, Test Pilots, Designers, Explorers


CONTACT US:

Co-Chairmen:  Pat Carrigan and Lin Wells
Executive Director:  Kay Baker (emerita)


Mailing Address:

International Forest of Friendship: Attention Cindy Apple
 
913 Main Street

Atchison, Kansas 66002-2706


Phone:
913-367-1419 or 913-208-5661
Fax:
913-367-3752
Website:
  www.ifof.org
E-Mail:
forestoffriendship@gmail.com

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