Lloyd C. Irland
The Irland Group Birthdate:November 4, 1946
174 Lord Road Chicago,Illinois
Wayne, Maine 04284 Married, 4 Children
Wayne home and office (207) 685-9613
Mobile: (207) 446-3682
January 1987 to present
Founder and President, The Irland Group. Forestry, Economics, and Marketing Consulting Firm. (Published Eastern Quotes & Comments and Engineered Lumber Trends until Summer 2002).
Fall 2003-2011 Lecturer and Senior research Scientist, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (fall term) (appointment ended June 2011)
March 2008 Fulbright Senior Specialist Program, lecture and study trip toUkraine, National Agr. Univ., Kyiv, and National Forestry University, Lviv.
June, July 2006 Visiting Research Professor, ENGREF,Nancy,France
1981-1986 State Economist, State Planning Office. Participated in a ten-year state economic forecast project, and prepared a detailed study of natural resources inMaine’s economy. Carried out staff studies for Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Education.
1979-1981 Director, Maine Bureau of Public Lands. Responsible for management of 250,000 forested acres, plus tidelands and islands.
1976-1979 Forest Insect Manager, Maine Forest Service. Responsible for all spruce budworm control programs, including spraying, research, and environmental monitoring.
1973-1976 Assistant Professor, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
1972-1973 Associate Economist, US Forest Service, New Orleans, Louisiana, Southern Forest Experiment Station.
Fall, 1968 & Staff Economist, Chicago Board of Trade. Conducted feasibility studies for
Summer, 1970 a futures market in plywood.
Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, 1967.
Master of Science, University of Arizona, 1968.
Ph.D. Yale University, 1973.
US Army, enlisted ranks, 1968-1970. Served in Vietnam.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
– Distinguished Service Award, New England SAF, 1997.
– Elected Fellow of the Society of American Foresters, 1997.
– Fulbright Senior Scholar roster, Dec. 2007.
Visit to Ukraine, March, 2008.
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND GROUPS
– Registered Professional Forester in the State ofMaine(#187).
– Member, American Economic Association, 1970s to 2013
– Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science.
– Member, Society of American Foresters.
– Chairman, Economics, Policy, and Law Working Group, Society of American Foresters, 1985-1986.
– Member, SAF National Task Force onFederalForestTaxation, 1985-1987.
– Member, SAF Policy Committee, January 1990 to December 1992.
-Chair,MaineDivision,New EnglandSociety of American Foresters, 1992.
– Member, SAF National Convention Program Committee, 1992-1995.
– Member, SAF Accreditation Team for Oregon State University, 2011.
– Member of two committees assisting with forestry section of National Assessment of Climate Change Impacts (National Socio-Economic Impacts and Northeastern Regional Assessment).
– Member of committee preparing Historical Atlas of Maine (economic history and natural resources). This Atlas is scheduled for publication by University Press of New England in 2013.
– Member, Study Panel on Block Grants for USDA Cooperative Forestry Programs, Pinchot Institute, 2000-2001.
– Chair, Voluntary Oversight Panel,MaineSFIProgram.
– Steering Committee,BlaineHouse Conference on Natural Resources, 2003-2004.
– Assisted in editing revised SAF Ethics Discussion Guide, 2002.
– Steering Committee,Northern ForestBiomass Initiative (2006)
– Board of Advisors, New EnglandForestry Foundation; Member, Strategic Planning TF, 2007-2008.
Advisory Board, Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting, University of Rhode Island. Spring 2012 to present.
Planning Board, Town of Belgrade, 1982-1986.
Cubmaster, Pack 688, BSA, Wayne, Maine, 1990-1995.
Assistant Coach, Wayne Youth Soccer and Baseball Programs.
Corporator, Kennebec Land Trust.
Vice President and President, Pocasset Lake Association, 1990-1992.
HostedAFSexchange students, December 1999 to July 2000 and August 2002 to July 2003.
Co-Chair, Wayne Conservation Commission, July 2002 to present.
Treasurer, 30 Mile River Watershed Association, 2008.
Principal Speaker, Wayne Memorial Day Observance, May 2010.
Vice chair, Wayne Comprehensive Plan Coimmittee
GOVERNMENT ADVISORY GROUPS
Member, Governor’s Advisory Council on International Trade, 1996.
Member, Advisory Committee to Congestion Pricing Study, Maine Turnpike Authority, 1996.
Member, Speaker’s Advisory Council onForestCertification, Fall 2001.
BlaineHouse Conference Steering Committee (2003) and Implementation Committee (to 2006)
COLLEGE TEACHING–PART TIME
Univ. of Maine, Orono Faculty Associate, College of Forest Resources, 1977 to date.
Univ.ofSouthern Maine,Portland Intermediate Microeconomics (2 occasions)
ColbyCollege,Waterville,ME Environmental Economics (Workshop onMaineEnvironment and Natural Resources)
AntiochGraduateSchoolof New GreaterYellowstoneEcosystem: A Case in
England(Summer ’91),Keene,NH Environmental Economics (short course)
Univ. of Southern Maine, Portland Natural Resources in the Northeastern Borderlands (co-instructor) several occasions, incl. Spring 2000
Univ.ofMaine, Orono ForestPolicy, FTY 446, Spring 2000
ColbyCollege Principles of Microeconomics, Fall 2001
Univ.ofMaine,Farmington Land Use (GEO240), Fall 2002.
Yale SF&ES Forest Finance, Fall 2003 – 2010
Orientation to Professional Ethics, Fall 2004-2009
Workshop on professional ethics. Annually.
Co-taught Workshop on Native American Natural Resources and Cultural Values, 2008 and 2010.
TERIUniversity 2 Week intensive course to grad students
For credit on Professional ethics Feb-March 2009
College of the Atlantic Fall 2011, New England Forest History and Policy.
Have refereed manuscripts for TAPPI, Journal of Forestry, Forest Products Journal, Forest History, Environmental Management, Forest Science, Forest Ecology and Management, Journal of Sustainable Forestry, Wildlife Society Bulletin, Environment and Planning A, Journal of Environmental Management, BioScience, Canadian Journal of Forest Research, Forest Policy and Economics, ReAD, and Maine Naturalist.
Advisory Board, Univ. of Maine, Canadian-American Center Public Policy Occasional Paper Series.
Associate Editor, Northern Journal of Applied Forestry, 1984-1991 (was one of the founders of this journal).
Editorial Board, Maine Policy Review, 1995 to 2008.
Editorial Board, Journal of Sustainable Forestry.
Guest Editor, 3 issues of TERI journal Resources, Energy and Development. Final one, Fall 2011, on Forests of South Asia.
Guest Editor, special issue of Environmental Practice on professional ethics. Summer 2012. Issue forthcoming.
Have performed prepublication review of book manuscripts for several publishers.
Peer review panel, AIBS – for National Council on Science for Sustainable Forestry research program (two years).
Have served as invited peer reviewer for consultants on 2 Endangered Species Act Habitat Designation economic impacts studies.
Peer review panel for Dept of Defense Strategic Environmental Research
and Development Program’s (SERDP) program: rating proposals on forest carbon research for management practices on DOD bases. (2010)
FOREST CERTIFICATION ACTIVITIES
Irland, “Wood producers face green marketing era.” Wood Technology,March/April 1993.
*Irland, “ Developing markets for certified wood products: greening the market for construction materials.” Jour. Industrial Ecology. vol 11.(1)1-16. 2007.
Peer Reviewer, Seven Islands Land Company Certification, 1994. 900,000
Team Member, 1999SevenIslandsRe-certification. “
Peer reviewer, Baskahegan Co. 2006 100,000
Team Member, J. D. Irving, Ltd. Black Book Lands, 1997-1999 500,000
Team Member, J. D. Irving, Ltd. Allagash Timberlands, 1999-2000 569,000
Team Member,PennsylvaniaBureau of Forestry, 1997-1998 2,300,000
Auditor, Menominee TribalEnterprise, 1997 200,000
Reviewer, Draft Maritimes Regional Standards for FSC Regional Office, 1997
Peer reviewer, report onSFIsystem, for National Fish & Wildlife Foundation.
GAP Analysis review of private property, November 1999 400,000 A.
Chair,MaineSFIVoluntary Oversight Panel, 1999 to 2004.
Member, Speaker’s Advisory Council onForestCertification, Fall 2001.
Conducted Market Audit of Northeast US certified wood market for CFPC.
Selected Presentations on Certification
Wood Technology Conference & Show,Portland,Oregon March 1999
National Forest Ecology Workshop,Orono,Maine July 1999
National Association of State Foresters,Williamsburg, November 1999
MaineBusiness for Social Responsibility April 2000
Discussion on certification, private company September 2000
Consultative Group on Biodiversity, Wye,Maryland June 2001
PLCM, FRA,Orono,Maine Spring 2002
Green Purchasing Conference, Bar Harbor,Maine September, 2002
Internal seminar, Lab. of Forest Econ., ENGREF,
Nancy,France June 2006
TERIUniversity March 2007
Nanjing Forestry University,China Nov. 2007
Training on certification for timber investors (investor conf) Nov 2008
Presentation, environmental auditing, DUFE, Dalian PRC Dec 2008
BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS
Irland, Professional Ethics for Natural Resource and Environmental Management: a primer. New Haven Yale SF&ES book series. 208 pp. electron. published. Fall 2007.
Irland, The Northeast’s Changing Forest. HarvardForest,Petersham,MA (dist. byHarvardUniv. Press). 1999. 427 pp.
Irland (ed.), Ethics in Forestry. Timber Press,Portland,OR. 1994. 458 pp. (A readings volume.)
Irland, Dimond, Baum, Falk, and Stone. 1988. The Spruce Budworm Outbreak in Maine in the 1970’s — Assessment and Directions for the Future. Orono:University ofMaine Agr. Exp. Sta. Bull. 819. 119 pp.
Irland, Wildlands and Woodlots. Hanover: University Press ofNew England. 1982. 217 pp.
Irland, Wilderness Economics and Policy. Lexington,MA: Heath-Lexington. 1979. 225 pp.
Irland (ed.), Manpower–Forest Industry’s Key Resource. Papers of the 39th Industrial Forestry Seminar. New Haven:YaleSchool of Forestry and Environmental Studies Bulletin No. 86. 1975. 242 pp.
Irland, Is Timber Scarce? The Economics of a Renewable Resource. New Haven:YaleSchool of Forestry and Environmental Studies Bulletin No. 83. 1974. 97 pp.
Irland, Land,Timber and Recreation in Maine’s Northwoods. Orono:Univ. ofMaine Agr. Exp. Sta. Misc. Publ. 730. 81 pp.
Irland, et al. eds. 2006. Long-term silvicultural and ecological studies: results for science and management. Yale School of F&ES, Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry. Res. Pap. 005. 245 pp.
Camp, Irland, and C J W. Carroll . Long-term silvicultural and ecological studies: results for science and management. Vol 2. Yale School of F&ES, Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry. Res. Pap. 013. 194 pp. (author or junior author of 3 contributions in this volume)