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> May 2020

May 20...Online 10 AM CT.
From The Woods Today is a weekly live video hosted by University of Kentucky Forestry. The show will be available on Zoom each Wednesday. Viewers are welcome to watch live or previously recorded shows. Contact the Forestry Extension at (859) 257-7597 or forestry.extension@uky.edu.

May 20...Online 12 Noon CT.
Wildfires and Insurance: How to Protect Your Property from Wildfire webinar will show you research from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) shows a variety of low-cost, do-it-yourself actions can reduce common structural vulnerabilities and increase the chances of a home or business surviving a wildfire. Wildfire experts from IBHS will outline how affordable weekend projects can have a significant impact on your wildfire risks. Is your home in the woods? If so, this webinar could provide useful information. Call the National Fire Protection Association at 1-800-344-3555.

May 21...Online 12 Noon - 1 PM CT.
QUIC-Fire - A Fast-Running Simulation Tool for Prescribed Fire Planning webinar will cover how recent advances in wildland fire behavior models (e.g. FIRETEC) utilizing high spatial and temporal resolution fluid dynamics calculations have facilitated complex modeling of fire-atmospheric feedbacks. Unfortunately this fire modeling approach requires exceptional computational resources that are unlikely to be available to most wildland fire managers. QUIC-Fire is a new physics-based cellular automata fire spread tool that offers advanced fire modeling capabilities without the demand for extraordinary computational resources. QUIC-Fire is a new step towards expanding next generation fire model access to a wider audience of practitioners and users. Registration is required. For more information email the Southern Fire Exchange at contactus@southernfireexchange.org.

May 21...Online 12 PM Noon CT.
The Heirs Property: Standing on a Lot of Love webinar will help participants gain an understanding of the legal structure of heirs property, the values around this ownership model, and opportunities for engagement with heirs property owners that support natural resource conservation and community. Presenters: Mavis Gragg, Sustainable Forestry and African American Land Retention Project, and Sam Cook, NC State University. If you need assistance connecting to the webinar email contact@sref.info.

May 22...Online at 11 - 11:15 AM CT.
Fifteen Minutes in the Forest: Common Invasive Plants will join Karen Snape on a tour of common invasive plants in Virginia. The webinar will be held via a Zoom meeting. Zoom Meeting Details - Join: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/127950470   Meeting ID: 127 950 470   For more information contact Karen Snape at (540) 231-6494 or ksnape@vt.edu.

May 22...Online at 12 Noon CT.
Lunch & Learn Series - The Traveling Tick: Studying Ticks Across Borders is part 4 of a 5 part interactive series of presentations on tickborne diseases such as; tick surveillance, how to collect ticks, tick bite prevention, tickborne disease research, and other activities. The lecture will be held via a Zoom meeting.  Register Here  For more info email Peter Smallidge at pjs23@cornell.edu.

May 27...Online 10 AM CT.
From The Woods Today is a weekly live video hosted by University of Kentucky Forestry. The show will be available on Zoom each Wednesday. Viewers are welcome to watch live or previously recorded shows. Contact the Forestry Extension at (859) 257-7597 or forestry.extension@uky.edu.

May 28...Online 12 PM Noon - 1 PM CT.
Managing Your Woodlands with Prescribed Fire webinar will address considerations related to prescribed burning such as benefits and uses, liability and risk, and technical and financial assistance. This information will be most useful for landowners who are considering or are currently using prescribed fire on their land. Training resources available to landowners will also be discussed. If you need assistance connecting to the webinar email contact@sref.info.

May 28-29...Mount Berry, Georgia.
Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) Prescribed Fire Certification Training Course at Berry College, McAllister Hall, Room 119. Course includes self-study of materials provided by mail prior to the program, a two-day training session, and a written state exam. $Fee: $65; includes breakfast and lunch each day. Limited to 50 attendees. For more information call the GFC Prescribed Fire Coordinator at (478) 751-3332. For more information and to register online click here.

May 29...Online at 12 Noon CT.
Lunch & Learn Series - Ticks in the Wild West is the final segment of a 5 part interactive series of presentations on tickborne diseases such as; tick surveillance, how to collect ticks, tick bite prevention, tickborne disease research, and other activities. The lecture will be held via a Zoom meeting.  Register Here  For more info email Peter Smallidge at pjs23@cornell.edu.

 

> June 2020

June 1 - August 21...Online.
Woodland Options for Landowners Online is a twelve week self-paced course covering topics such as: Setting management goals, Writing a management plan, Using aerial photos, Using topographic maps, Using soil surveys, Determining boundary lines, Forest ecology, and Working with natural resource professionals. Fee: $45 per household. Contact Jennifer Gagnon at (540) 231-6391 or jgagnon@vt.edu.

June 4...Online 9 AM CT.
Georgia Prescribed Fire Council Meeting will be held via a Zoom meeting. The 5-hour meeting, with breaks, will address critical issues for prescribed fire practitioners and advocates, with a special emphasis on north Georgia and its unique terrain, population, and forest types. Meeting attendees will hear from prescribed fire experts on 8 different topics as seen on the agenda. For more information email Kim McCollum at info.ccrcd@gmail.com.


AFOA Forestry Field Day

June 4...Pickens County 9 AM.
The Forestry Field Day will meet at the Pickens Academy football field parking lot, across from the school at 225 Ray Bass Road, Carrollton. We will meet at 9 AM and leave for the property at 9:30 sharp. The presentation will be outside, in the woods, with plenty of space for distancing. If you have a 4 wheel drive vehicle please bring it, but all are welcome regardless of vehicle capability. Come meet with Bruce Lanier, Consulting Forester. Topic: Ways to weather the current pine pulpwood market conditions, including management of mixed pine and hardwood stands, and rethinking planting density. RSVP to Jessica Nelson at (205) 624-2225 or jnelson@afoa.org.
 

June 4...Marshall County 6 PM.
Alabama Forestry Association Guntersville Area Regional Reception at Dream Ranch, 6926 Alabama Highway 79 S., Guntersville. Catch up on news of importance to your forestland investment and meet others in the forest industry in a relaxed, comfortable environment. Contact Liz Chambers at (334) 481-2135 or lchambers@alaforestry.org.

 CANCELLED  June 4-5...Lee County.
ForestHer: Management Plan Writing Retreat at Auburn University School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences, 602 Duncan Drive, Auburn. This workshop will help women landowners start planning management objectives for their forest and start writing a forest management plan with fun and creative activities scattered in. Fee: $65; lunch provided. Contact Becky Barlow at (334) 844-1019 or becky.barlow@auburn.edu.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

June 10...Nationwide 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM (Central Time).
CAPITAL IDEAS -- LIVE!
News Conference for Forest Owners.

This 15 minute telephone/Internet conference will feature state & national experts, researchers & authors on breaking issues, current research, can't-miss educational events, books & publications, timber market update and more. To listen live call AFOA to register at (205) 624-2225.
Listen on the web or download to listen on your device of choice: June 10, 2020 CI -- Live!  This will be a link once program is finished and available.
Click Here for Index to Past Conferences.

 

 CANCELLED  June 10-11...Lebanon, Tennessee.
National Firewood Workshop at the Wilson County Fairgrounds. The workshop will focus primarily on how to successfully make money in the firewood business. Topics include: Processing equipment, Packing equipment, Automation strategies, Dry kilns, Insect quarantines, Transportation issues, Sourcing logs, and much more. Fee: $55. For more information contact Harry Watt at (704) 880-3067 or harry_watt@ncsu.edu.

June 11...Online 11 AM - 12 PM Noon CT.
Lunch and Learn - Land Ownership, Liability, and the Law webinar will provide insight from a North Carolina perspective into landowners’ liability and the responsibilities landowners have for invited and uninvited users of their property and will provide proactive steps to avoid timber theft or trespass. If you need assistance connecting to the webinar email contact@sref.info.

June 16-18...Pearl, Mississippi.
Prescribed Burning Short Course at the Southern Regional Fire Training Center in Pearl. The course is open to the public and designed for anyone wishing to become a Certified Prescribed Burn Manager in Mississippi. Prescribed burning is one of the most efficient and cost-effective tools available to foresters and landowners in the Southeast for understory management, fuel reduction, site preparation, wildfire risk reduction, and wildlife habitat improvement. Fee: $250. Limited to 20 participants. Contact Allen Stroud at (769) 798-2597 or astroud@mfc.ms.gov.

June 18...Escambia County 6 PM.
Alabama Forestry Association Brewton Area Regional Reception at The Hourglass, 220 St. Joseph Avenue, Brewton. Catch up on news of importance to your forestland investment and meet others in the forest industry in a relaxed, comfortable environment. Contact Liz Chambers at (334) 481-2135 or lchambers@alaforestry.org.

 CANCELLED  June 18-19...Athens, Georgia.
Introduction to ArcGIS at Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, Room 4-419. Attendees should have taken a basic GIS course or have some familiarity with GIS prior to this course. Fee: $350; one lunch included. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

June 23…Shiloh, Tennessee 5:30 PM.
Tennessee Forestry Association (TFA) Regional Meeting at Hagy’s Catfish Hotel, 1140 Catfish Lane. Topic: Controlling Kudzu. Presenter: Richard Sanderson, TDF West District Forester. Fee: $25; All you can eat dinner included. Contact Dana Howard at (615) 883-3832 or dhoward@tnforestry.com.

 CANCELLED  June 23-24...Mobile County.
Teacher’s Conservation Workshop Series: Resource to Recreation at The Battle House Renaissance Hotel & Spa, 26 North Royal Street, Mobile. This year there are two workshops with the other in Auburn in July. Participants are welcome to register for one or both workshops. This workshop will focus on how working forests function to purify water, prevent erosion, and promote wildlife all while putting Alabamians to work. The workshop will include field trips and hands-on activities. Fee: $50; includes double occupancy room and meals. Contact Ashley Smith at (334) 614-5048 or asmith@alaforestry.org.

June 24...Online 8 AM - 3 PM CT. This class will now be taught via a live interactive Zoom Webinar.
Applied Forest Finance class details the step-by-step financial analysis required to answer key investment and forest management questions. Learn how to identify, value, and rank timber and forestry investments. Fee: $580. Registration closes on June 12. CFE hours available. Contact Heather Clark at (770) 725-8447 or hclark@forisk.com.

 CANCELLED  June 25...Atlanta, Georgia 7:30 AM - 5 PM ET.
Timber Market Analysis at Georgia Tech Global Learning Center. This class teaches a detailed approach and specific strategies for analyzing timber markets for timberland, bioenergy, wood procurement, and forestry consulting applications. Instructors: Dr. Brooks Mendell and Amanda Lang. Fee: $680; $100 discount if paid by June 10. Contact Heather Clark at (770) 725-8447 or hclark@forisk.com.

June 25...Online 11 AM - 12 PM Noon CT.
Lunch and Learn - Creating and Maintaining Upland Habitat webinar will cover the habitat requirements of many upland wildlife species and how forestry practices can be used to improve their habitat. Financial and technical resources, that are available to landowners, will also be reviewed. If you need assistance connecting to the webinar email contact@sref.info.

 

> July 2020

July 6...Lee County 8 AM.
Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Re-certification Workshop at the Auburn University Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Building, 602 Duncan Drive, Auburn. Fee: $100. Limited seating. For more info call Marti Davis at (334) 240-9332. Park at the South Quad parking deck ONLY on the 3rd or 4th level- no permit required on these levels this week only.

July 7-10...Lee County.
Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Certification Course at Auburn University Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Building, 602 Duncan Drive, Auburn. Fee: $150. Limited seating. For more info call Marti Davis at (334) 240-9332. Park at the South Quad parking deck ONLY on the 3rd or 4th level- no permit required on these levels this week only.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

July 8...Nationwide 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM (Central Time).
CAPITAL IDEAS -- LIVE!
News Conference for Forest Owners.

This 15 minute telephone/Internet conference will feature state & national experts, researchers & authors on breaking issues, current research, can't-miss educational events, books & publications, timber market update and more.
To listen live call AFOA to register at (205) 624-2225.
Listen on the web or download to listen on your device of choice: July 8, 2020 CI -- Live!  This will be a link once program is finished and available.
Click Here for Index to Past Conferences.

 

July 9...Barbour County 11:30 AM - 1 PM.
Pond Management Lunch & Learn at Extension Office, 525 School Street, Eufaula. Topics: Fertilizing, Aquatic Weed Management, Wildlife Damage, Harvest, Stocking, Fish Kills, Dam Maintenance, and more. Bring a weed and/or water sample to have it analyzed. Bring your lunch. To register call the Extension Office at (205) 687-5688.

July 14...Statewide.
Primary Runoff - Certification of Republican Party Candidates and Certification of Democratic Party Candidates.

July 14...Covington County 11 AM - 1 PM.
ForestHer: Luncheon at the County Extension Office, 23952 Alabama Highway 55, Andalusia. This luncheon & mini-workshop for women will feature presentations about the history of Alabama's forests and an introduction to what women need to learn about forest management in a relaxed, fun setting. Lunch provided. Pre-registration required. Contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

 CANCELLED  July 14-16...Lee County.
Teacher’s Conservation Workshop Series: Alabama's Amazing Forests at Auburn University. This year there are two workshops with the other in Mobile in June. Participants are welcome to register for one or both workshops. This workshop will provide an overview of Alabama's forests and all they entail - trees, soil, water, wildlife, jobs, and more. The workshop will include field trips and hands-on activities. Fee: $50; includes double occupancy room and meals. Contact Ashley Smith at (334) 614-5048 or asmith@alaforestry.org.


AFOA Forestry Field Day

July 15...Sumter County 9 AM.
The Forestry Field Day will meet at the M&M Market at 39329 AL-17 in Emelle. We will caravan to the property no later than 9:30 AM, take the tour, then return to M&M Market for a Dutch Treat lunch. Come meet with Larry Gibson, Consulting Forester. Topic: Managing Timberland for Income and Wildlife. RSVP to Jessica Nelson at (205) 624-2225 or jnelson@afoa.org.
 

July 17-19...Jefferson County.
Annual World Deer Expo at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex, 2100 Richard Arrington, Jr. Boulevard North, Birmingham. The expo will have hunting products, apparel, outfitters from all over the world, seminars, outdoor celebrities, kid’s activities, and more. Fee: $10; kids receive discounted admission. For more info call Channing Brown at (205) 678-4141.


AFOA Virtual Forestry Field Day

July 22...Online 10 AM CT.
The Virtual Forestry Field Day will be held via Zoom Meeting. Meet with Jack Fillingham, Consulting Forester for a live web conference. Topic: Forest management and timber harvests: What consulting foresters can do for you. Meeting details will be sent to registrants the day before the event. Call-in information will be available. RSVP to Jessica Nelson at (334) 524-1920 or jnelson@afoa.org.
 

July 24-26...Jekyll Island, Georgia.
Georgia Forestry Association (GFA) Annual Conference at Jekyll Island Convention Center. Fee: $TBA. Call GFA at (478) 992-8110.

July 27...Online 9 AM CT.
The Tree Identification Procedures webinar will focus primarily on common growing season identification (ID) features, such as leaves, flowers, fruit and bark. The webinar will also include some dormant season ID characteristics, such as buds, branching, bark and habitat. Presenters: Jason Gordon and Holly Campbell from the University of Georgia. If you need assistance connecting to the webinar email contact@sref.info.

July 28…Burns, Tennessee 5:30 PM.
Tennessee Forestry Association (TFA) Regional Meeting at Montgomery Bell State Park Lodge. Topic: Forestry by the Numbers - The Importance of our Industry & Landowners. Presenter: Rachel Greene, Forest Data and Analysis Unit Leader. Fee: $20. Contact Dana Howard at (615) 883-3832 or dhoward@tnforestry.com.

July 28-29...Statesboro, Georgia.
Growth Responses and Financial Returns from Silvicultural Treatments in Southern Pine Plantations at the Bulloch County Ag Center, 151 Langston Chapel Road. This course will evaluate the trade-offs between the costs and the benefits for different mixes of silvicultural treatments with emphasis on quantifying the gains for objective decision making. Fee: $300; $50 discount if paid by July 7. Lunch included. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

July 28-29...Athens, Georgia.
Forest Appraisal at Flinchum’s Phoenix, 650 Phoenix Road. More details to come. Fee: $345; $50 discount if paid by July 7. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

 

> August 2020

August 1...Pike County 8:30 AM - 2 PM.
Recreational Pond Management Workshop at Lake Simmie, 1958 County Road 4423, Brundidge. Topics: Management for good fishing, Aquatic weed identification, Nuisance wildlife around the pond, electrofishing, herbicide application for aquatic weeds, and Setting traps. Fee: $10; lunch provided. To register call the Extension Office at (334) 389-4055.

August 7-9...Baldwin County.
Southern Christmas Tree Association Annual Meeting will be held at The Lodge at Gulf State Park, 21196 East Beach Boulevard, Gulf Shores. The Sunday Farm Tour will be at Fish River Trees near Summerdale. Fee: $TBD. For more information call Michael Buchart at (225) 505-6335.

August 10...Tuscaloosa County.
Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Re-certification Workshop at Alabama Fire College, 2501 Phoenix Drive, Tuscaloosa. Fee: $100. Limited seating. For more info call Marti Davis at (334) 240-9332. Park at the South Quad parking deck ONLY on the 3rd or 4th level- no permit required on these levels this week only.

August 11-14...Tuscaloosa County.
Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Certification Course at Alabama Fire College, 2501 Phoenix Drive, Tuscaloosa. Fee: $150. Limited seating. For more info call Marti Davis at (334) 240-9332. Parking lot at the western end of the fire college facility; sign will be at the building where class will be held.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

August 12...Nationwide 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM (Central Time).
CAPITAL IDEAS -- LIVE!
News Conference for Forest Owners.

This 15 minute telephone/Internet conference will feature state & national experts, researchers & authors on breaking issues, current research, can't-miss educational events, books & publications, timber market update and more.
To listen live call AFOA to register at (205) 624-2225.
Listen on the web or download to listen on your device of choice: August 12, 2020 CI -- Live!  This will be a link once program is finished and available.
Click Here for Index to Past Conferences.

 

 


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

August 13
...Jefferson/Shelby County 6 - 8 PM.
Dinner and Discussion
at a location To-Be-Determined. No-host dinner at 6 PM. Then listen to a 15 minute program, and talk about the issues with other forest landowners. Limited seating. To attend, RSVP AFOA at (205) 624-2225 or rll@afoa.org.

August 15...Coffee County 8 AM - 2 PM.
Mourning Dove Biology and Management at the Coffee County Extension Office, 1055 East McKinnon Street, New Brockton. This workshop will educate landowners and hunters about the biology and life history of mourning doves. In addition, this workshop will discuss habitat preferences for mourning doves and how to effectively, and legally, plant and managing dove fields. To register contact the Coffee Extension Office at (334) 894-5596.

August 18...Covington County 6 - 8 PM.
Aquatic Weed Management at Covington County Extension Office, 23952 Alabama Highway 55, Andalusia. This workshop will focus on identifying and managing aquatic weeds in your recreational fish ponds. Participants are welcome to bring an aquatic weed for identification or water sample to be tested. To register call the Covington Extension at (334) 222-1125.

August 25-26...Statesboro, Georgia.
Longleaf Pine Workshop at the Bulloch County Agricultural Center, 151 Langston Chapel Road. Instructors: Dr. David Dickens and Dr. David Clabo. Fee: $300; $50 discount if paid by August 4. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

August 25-26...Athens, Georgia.
Optimal Management of Southern Pine Plantations Under Varying Economic Conditions at Flinchum’s Phoenix, 650 Phoenix Road. Instructor: Dr. Barry Shiver. Fee: $345; $50 discount if paid by August 4. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

August 25-27...Amelia Island, Florida.
Florida Forestry Association (FFA) Annual Meeting at the Omni Amelia Island Resort. Fee: $TBD. Call FFA at (850) 222-5646.

August 26-28...Atlanta, Georgia.
International Woodworking Fair (IWF) at the Georgia World Congress Center. The IWF is one of the top woodworking trade shows for furniture manufacturing, architectural woodwork, and custom and general woodworking industries. Fee: $35; $5 discount if paid by July 31, 2020. Contact IWF at (404) 693-8333 or info@iwfatlanta.com.

August 29...Talladega County 8 AM - 5 PM.
Traditional Hunter Education Course at CMP Shooting Sports Range, 438 Turner Mill Road, Talladega. No fee. Instructor: Barry Hogan. Successfully completing an approved hunter education course is mandatory for all non-supervised Alabama hunting license buyers born on or after August 1, 1977. There are some exceptions. There are other courses being taught at various locations and dates as well as online only courses. Online registration opens July 30. For additional information contact Marisa Futral at 1-800-245-2740 or marisa.futral@dcnr.alabama.gov.

 

> September 2020

September 3-4...Fayette County.
Forestry Continuing Education at Bevill State Community College in Fayette. This program is for foresters. Topics include: Invasive Species, Wild Hog Control, BMP’s, Prescribed Burning, Timber Markets, and More. 10 CFE hours available. Fee: $225; lunch included both days. For more information call (205) 932-4335.

September 15-17...Starkville, Mississippi. (dates are tentative)
Prescribed Burning Short Course at Hilton Garden Inn, 972 MS-12, Starkville. The course is open to the public and designed for anyone wishing to become a Certified Prescribed Burn Manager in Mississippi. Prescribed burning is one of the most efficient and cost-effective tools available to foresters and landowners in the Southeast for understory management, fuel reduction, site preparation, wildfire risk reduction, and wildlife habitat improvement. Fee: $250. Limited to 40 participants. Contact Allen Stroud at (769) 798-2597 or astroud@mfc.ms.gov.

September 22-23...Jamestown, Kentucky.
Kentucky Woodland Owners Association (KWOA) Annual Meeting at the Lake Cumberland State Resort Park. Fee: $70. Contact the KWOA at (606) 782-1317 or info@kwoa.net.

September 22-23...Statesboro, Georgia.
Longleaf Pine Workshop at the Bulloch County Agricultural Center, 151 Langston Chapel Road. Instructors: Dr. David Dickens and Dr. David Clabo. Fee: $300; $50 discount if paid by September 1. Lunch provided. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

September 28-29...Conecuh County.
ForestHer Basics: A Workshop for Women Who Love the Land at Saloom Properties LLC, 2835 Booker Mill Road, Evergreen. This workshop will cover: Forestry terms, Reading maps, Forest soils, Basic tree identification, The importance of forest inventories, Management plans, and more all in a relaxed, fun setting. Fee: $65. Contact Becky Barlow at (334) 329-0554 or becky.barlow@auburn.edu.

 

> October 2020

October 6-8...Athens, Georgia.
Forestry for Non-Foresters Part 1 (Oct 6) at Flinchum’s Phoenix, Whitehall Forest, 650 Phoenix Road. “This course will be especially useful for landowners and those who work with foresters and the forest industry such as forestry agencies, associations, forestry investment firms, real estate investment trusts and banking institutions with forest investments.” Fee: $275; $50 discount if paid by September 15.
Forestry for Non-Foresters Part 2 is on October 7-8. Fee: $395; $50 discount if paid by September 15. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.  See the leaders of this course give a teaser presentation at the 2016 AFOA Annual Meeting.


AFOA Forestry Field Day

October 10...Choctaw County 9:30 AM.
The Forestry Field Day will meet at a location To-be-Determined. Come meet with Stephen Butler, Consulting Forester. Topic: Pine reforestation and the benefits of thinning pine plantations. RSVP to Jessica Nelson at (205) 624-2225 or jnelson@afoa.org.
 

October 14-15...Shelby County.
Alabama Landowners Conference at the Alabama 4-H Center, 892 4-H Road, Columbiana. Awards presented: Tree Farm, Helene Mosley Memorial, W. Kelly Mosely, and others. Fee: $TBD. Contact William Green at (334) 612-5235 or wmgreen@alfafarmers.org.

October 20-23...Wilmington, North Carolina.
Biennial Longleaf Conference at the Hotel Ballast in Wilmington. Fee: $TBD. For more information email Sarah Crate at sarah@longleafalliance.org.

October 21...Athens, Georgia 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM ET.
Nuisance Wildlife Damage Prevention and Control at Flinchum’s Phoenix, 650 Phoenix Road. Instructor: Dr. Michael Mengak. Fee: $215; $50 discount if paid by September 30. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

 

> November 2020

November 4-5...Athens, Georgia 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM ET.
Healthy Forests: Managing for Bugs, Wildlife, and Big Trees at Flinchum’s Phoenix, 650 Phoenix Road. Instructors: Dr. Elizabeth McCarty and Dr. Michel Kohl. Fee: $345; $50 discount if paid by October 14. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

November 6...Land O’ Lakes, Florida 9 AM - 2 PM ET.
Land Steward Tour at the property of Jake English. Learn more about longleaf pine forest management, enhancing wildlife habitat, tree planting, Best Management Practices (BMPs), preparing for the next hurricane, and more. Fee: $TBD. For more information contact Chris Demers at (352) 846-2375 or cdemers@ufl.edu.

November 7...Baldwin County.
Annual Stockton Sawmill Days at Bicentennial Park, Stockton. Witness log-rolling, pole climbing, cross-cut sawing, boom walking, and other activities performed by professional lumberjacks. Other items of interest: portable sawmill operating basket making, syrup making, and much more. Bring a lawn chair. Fee: $10; children under 12 free. Contact Stockton Sawmill Days organizers at stocktonsawmilldays@gmail.com.

November 11...Tifton, Georgia.
Timber Taxation Workshop at the Tifton Campus Conference Center, 15 RDC Road. Instructor: Dr. Yanshu Li. Six CFE hours available. Fee: $215; $50 discount if paid by October 29. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

 

> February 2021

February 24-26...Amelia Island, Florida.
Timberland Investment Conference at The Ritz-Carlton, 4750 Amelia Island Parkway. Fee: $TBD. Contact Bob Izlar at (706) 542-6819 or bizlar@uga.edu.


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