CAPITAL IDEAS -- LIVE!
OCTOBER 2020 News Conference for Forest Owners
Produced by the Alabama Forest Owners' Association, Inc.
This Conference will be recorded at 10:00 AM Central Time on
Wednesday, October 14 with a live audience. If you would like to be a member
of the audience on the next program, call (205) 624-2225
Hayes D. Brown
starting time: (00:00)
Hayes D. Brown, attorney and forest owner, will moderate this news
conference. Hayes' email address is
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Bradley/Murphy Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Trust.
a list of Consulting Foresters in your area.
David F. Steele
Eminent Domain Issues
Affecting Alabama Forest Owners
is senior partner and founder at
Law, LLC, with a strong focus on property and probate law, and he is
also a partner in the timber dealership and land management firm of Hines,
Steele and Steele, Inc. He shared some thoughts on eminent domain and
forest landowners in a recent presentation. We asked what situations forest
landowners might face, and what they should know about their rights.
When the State Takes Private Property
Eminent Domain in Alabama on the Rise
Phone: (251) 575-4021
Gary M. Faulkner
Overview and Outlook:
Alabama's Forest Resources
Gary M. Faulkner has
Forest Economic Development Specialist with the
Commission (AFC) since 2018. Each year, the Alabama Forestry
Commission produces the Forest Resource Report, which is a comprehensive
forest resource analysis. The 2019 Report presents the most current Forest
Inventory Analysis (FIA), conducted by the AFC inventory team, along with
other indicators of resource levels and the forest industry. It presents a
picture of the current landscape and conclusions about where current
conditions and trends may point. Gary joins us to discuss a few key points
of interest from the report for Alabama forest owners.
2019 Alabama Forest Resource Report
Phone: (334) 240-9320
CORE Carbon: Carbon Offset Market for Private Landowners
Smith is Vice President of Forest Operations at
Several AFOA members have contacted us to ask about carbon offset programs
becoming an option for smaller private forestland owners. Previously, the
carbon offset market was only an option for large industrial tracts of land.
Now, smaller acreage private landowners who manage "sustainably" can also participate, if they
choose. Several companies have programs available, with varying requirements
and benefits for the landowner. We asked Matt to talk to us about
CORE Carbon, offered
by Finite Carbon, and how their program works.
Preserving Trees Becomes Big Business,
The Wall Street Journal, 8/24/20 (link
for WSJ subscribers)
Hardwood Markets During the Pandemic -- What’s Next?
Judd Johnson is the Editor of the
Hardwood Market Report, which is the authoritative resource for the
hardwood products industry, used by industry professionals, government
agencies, and landowners. Judd caught our eye with
webinar on the hardwood industry and COVID-19, so we asked him to speak
in broad terms about hardwood market conditions for our members who grow
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