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UofA's Matlock Elected to Sustainability Post

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture professor, Dr. Marty Matlock, was recently elected to a three-year term to the Board of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BANR) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Matlock is a professor of ecological engineering in the department of biological and agricultural engineering for the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, and he carries a well-regarded national reputation for work in sustainability.

Matlock was the founding executive director of the University of Arkansas Resiliency Center in the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design and the founder of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability, which is part of the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Division of Agriculture.

The BANR responds to requests for studies, workshops, experts and other activities from the public, government, policy makers and the private sector on a broad range of issues related to agricultural production and natural resource stewardship, including forestry, fisheries, wildlife, and land and water use.

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