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  • Last Update: 09/22/2020
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> September 2020

Through October 31...Statewide.
Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest
will begin accepting entries August 3. All amateur photographers invited to enter. Categories include, but not limited to: Birds of a Feather, Bugs and Butterflies, Coastal Life, Cold-blooded Critters, Nature-Based Recreation, Watchable Wildlife, State Park Adventures, Advanced Amateur, and more. For more information contact Billy Pope at 1-800-242-3151 or billy.pope@dcnr.alabama.gov.

September 16, 17, 23, & 24...Online 3 - 4:30 PM.
Preparing for Generation NEXT Workshop will be presented via Zoom. The workshop covers nine steps to successful legacy planning. Some of these steps include: Commit to beginning the planning, Determine your family assets, Write down long-term goals, Hold a family meeting, Gather essential documents, and more. Fee: $40/family. Contact Jennifer Gagnon at (540) 231-6391 or jgagnon@vt.edu.

September 16, 23, 30, & October 7...Online 10 - 11 AM CT.
Pine Straw Management Webinar Series will focus on helping landowners and resource managers balance harvesting operations while preserving desired wildlife benefits and stand health. Fee: $10.

September 22...Online 12 PM Noon CT.
Cross-laminated Timber Now: A 21st-Century Material will be presented via Zoom Meeting. Pre-registration required. Contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

September 22...Online 6 - 8 PM CT.
Focusing on Healthy Forests Workshop will be presented via Zoom Meeting. Topics include: Identifying Invasive Plants in Alabama and Controlling Cogongrass. CFE hours available. Pre-registration required. Contact Tyler Sybley at (256) 612-7694 or tsibley@alaforestry.org.

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...Online. This workshop has been postponed to November 10-11.
Longleaf Pine Webinar

September 23...Online 12 PM Noon CT.
Timber Market Outlook will be presented via Zoom Meeting. Pre-registration required. Contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

September 24...Conecuh County 9 AM - 4 PM.
The Natural Shift: Converting from Loblolly to Longleaf Over Time at Reid State Technical College Library, 100 Highway 83, Evergreen. This workshop will cover methods and best practices when converting to longleaf while maintaining a pine overstory and a groundcover restoration demonstration. Fee: $20. Contact Ryan Mitchell at (251) 937-7176 or jrm0023@auburn.edu.

September 24...Online 12 PM Noon CT.
Forest road and skid trail construction, maintenance, and close-out BMPs will be presented via Zoom Meeting. Pre-registration required. Contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

September 24...Online 1 PM CT.
Forestry Recovery Webinar 3: Keys to Success with Longleaf Pine and Enviva Biomass Partnership will be presented via Zoom Meeting. Topic: If longleaf pine is right for your site and objectives, aim for success. Success with this tree, and all the parts of the longleaf pine forest, requires careful attention to detail in the planning and regeneration process. The Enviva biomass plant is partnering with The Longleaf Alliance to implement a longleaf restoration-oriented sourcing at Cottondale to help land managers and landowners in this region to restore longleaf pine forests. You must register here. For more information contact Chris Demers at (352) 846-2375 or cdemers@ufl.edu.

September 24...Online 6 - 8 PM CT.
Focusing on Healthy Forests Workshop will be presented via Zoom Meeting. Topics include: Maximizing Seedling Success and Encouraging Native Grasses. CFE hours available. Pre-registration required. Contact Tyler Sybley at (256) 612-7694 or tsibley@alaforestry.org.

September 25...Online 12 PM Noon CT.
Wild Pig Impacts to Forestry and Management Strategies will be presented via Zoom Meeting. Pre-registration required. Contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

 CANCELLED  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.

September 29...Online 12:30 PM CT.
Georgia Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs) will be presented via Zoom Webinar. This second part of a two part series will discuss key findings from the most recent biennial assessment of Forestry BMP implementation statewide and then reconsider those findings through the lens of landscape-level concerns. If you need assistance connecting to the webinar email contact@sref.info.

September 29...Online 6 - 8 PM CT.
Focusing on Healthy Forests Workshop will be presented via Zoom Meeting. Topics include: Choosing Herbicides, Finding Funding Through NRCS Programs, and Certification. CFE hours available. Pre-registration required. Contact Tyler Sybley at (256) 612-7694 or tsibley@alaforestry.org.

September 29...Online 7:30 PM CT.
Best Deer Season Ever Webinar Series is the third webinar in the series. The topic for this session is Habitat and Deer Management. For more information call the Pickens County Extension Office at (205) 367-8148.

September 30...Online 9 AM CT.
Georgia Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting will be presented via Zoom. Contact Jessica McCorvey at (229) 734-4706x289 or jessica.mccorvey@jonesctr.org.

 

> October 2020

Through October 31...Statewide.
Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest
will begin accepting entries August 3. All amateur photographers invited to enter. Categories include, but not limited to: Birds of a Feather, Bugs and Butterflies, Coastal Life, Cold-blooded Critters, Nature-Based Recreation, Watchable Wildlife, State Park Adventures, Advanced Amateur, and more. For more information contact Billy Pope at 1-800-242-3151 or billy.pope@dcnr.alabama.gov.

October 1...Athens, Georgia 8:30 AM - 4 PM ET.
Intro to Forestry (For Ladies) at Flinchum's Phoenix, 605 Phoenix Road. This workshop is the first in a 3 part series. Topics include: Intro to land management, Harvesting 101, Reforestation, Survey Activity, Consultant roundtable, and more. Fee: $25. For more information contact Danielle Atkins at (706) 631-4440 or landandladies@gmail.com.

October 2...Online 10:30 AM CT.
Chestnut Chat Series: Pests and Pathogens will be presented via Zoom Webinar. This webinar will cover the pests and pathogens that impact chestnut. Presenter: Erin Lizotte, Michigan State University. For more information call The American Chestnut Foundation at (828) 281-0047.

October 2...Online at 11 - 11:15 AM CT.
Fifteen Minutes in the Forest - Forest Pests: Fall Edition will join Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program's Neil Clark as he talks about some common forest pests that make their appearance in the fall. The webinar will be held via a Zoom meeting. Zoom Meeting Details - Join: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/j/97509089739   For more information contact Neil Clark at (757) 653-2572 or neclark@vt.edu.

October 3...Dover, Tennessee.
Healthy Hardwoods Field Day at Stewart State Forest. GPS Coord: 36.380475, -87.766441 Topics include: Woodland edibles, Medicinals, Overview of Non-Timber Forest Products, Demonstration of Novelty Wood (with Portable Sawmill). Contact Dana Howard at (615) 883-3832 or dhoward@tnforestry.com.

October 3...Autauga County.
Adult Mentored Hunt Workshop at the Autauga Wildlife Management Area. These workshops provide participants with an opportunity to learn hunting basics, firearm safety and handling, where to hunt, and the equipment and gear needed. The October 3rd workshop will focus on how to hunt deer with archery equipment. Other workshops are available throughout the state. There are eligibility requirements. Fee: $20. For more information email Justin Grider at justin.grider@dcnr.alabama.gov.

 CANCELLED  October 6...Geneva County 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.
ForestHer Thinning  Call the Geneva County Extension Office at (334) 684-2484.

October 6...Online 12 Noon - 1 PM CT.
ForestHer: Timber Products will be presented via Zoom Webinar. This lunch and learn is for women that own forestland or are just interested in learning more about forestry in a relaxed, fun setting. Join during your lunch break. Pre-registration required. Contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

October 7...Online 12 Noon - 1 PM CT.
Alabama Extension Natural Resources Management Team: How Can We Help webinar will be presented via Zoom. This is the first of six webinars in the Natural Resources Webinar Series. For more information contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

October 7...Online 1 PM CT.
Introduction to Monarch Biology and Conservation in the Southeast is the first webinar in a three part series focused on monarchs in the southeast, NRCS planners and community conservationists will learn about monarch biology basics (food requirements, other habitat factors, natural enemies, migration, etc.), their phenology (when to find them in the southeast), their status (how monarchs populations are doing) and what we know about habitats that best support them regionally. For more information email Jennifer Ryan at jennifer.ryan2@usda.gov.

 CANCELLED  October 7-8...Athens, Georgia.
Forestry for Non-Foresters 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: $345; $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 8...Choctaw County 9:30 AM.
The Forestry Field Day will meet at the GOGO Exxon Station, 6155 Highway 17, Silas. Come meet with Stephen Butler, Consulting Forester. Topic: Pine First Thinning and Woods Road Maintenance. RSVP to Jessica Nelson at (334) 524-1920 or jnelson@afoa.org.
 

October 8...Online 6 PM CT.
Birdlife 101
will be presented via Zoom Meeting. This presentation will highlight several interesting species found across the state, outline the basic steps to identify a bird, highlight equipment useful for identifying birds, and wrap up with a brief discussion of bird migration across Mississippi. This zoom meeting is open to devices/computers only. It will not be open to attending by phone call audio only. To Join visit
https://zoom.us/join and enter the Meeting ID:
228 546 1007  For more information or assistance contact Tim Ray at (228) 731-8567 or tim.ray@msstate.edu.

October 10...Limestone County.
Adult Mentored Hunt Workshop at the Swan Creek Wildlife Management Area, 18936 Harris Station Road, Tanner. The workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn hunting basics, firearm safety and handling, where to hunt, and the equipment and gear needed. Other workshops are available throughout the state. There are eligibility requirements. Fee: $20. For more information email Justin Grider at justin.grider@dcnr.alabama.gov.

October 13...Online 11:50 AM - 4:15 PM ET.
Forestry Herbicide Update Workshop will be presented via Zoom Webinar. Course participants will receive updates on current herbicide research and information on herbicide applications commonly used throughout a pine rotation to improve survival and growth. Presenters: Dr. David Dickens and Dr. David Clabo of University of Georgia. Fee: $125; $25 discount if paid by September 29. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

October 13…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.

October 13...Online 7:30 PM CT.
Best Deer Season Ever Webinar Series is the fourth webinar in the series. The topic for this session is Rules, Regulations, and Chronic Wasting Disease. For more information call the Pickens County Extension Office at (205) 367-8148.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

October 14...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: October 14, 2020 CI -- Live!  This will be a link once program is finished and available.
Click Here for Index to Past Conferences.

 

 CANCELLED  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 15...Online 1 PM CT.
How to Sell Your Timber will be presented via Zoom. Know what forest products are selling and use market competition to get the best price for your timber. Pre-registration required. For more information contact Chris Demers at (352) 846-2375 or cdemers@ufl.edu.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

October 15
...Online 6 PM CT.
The October Dinner and Discussion will be in the form of a Zoom Meeting. The meeting will be opened about 10 minutes prior to start time to allow participants to test audio/video and work out kinks. Participants will be muted by the host on entry automatically to prevent background noise. Please keep yourself muted unless you are speaking. This makes for a better experience for all.

This zoom meeting is open to devices/computers only. It will not be open to attending by phone call audio only.

Are you new to Zoom Meetings? Watch these How to join a Zoom Meeting for the first time videos. They are short (6 min).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kh50kVaIdAY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9isp3qPeQ0E

Join The Dinner & Discussion Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/join

Meeting ID: 833 5040 8050
Password:
Call AFOA for password: (205) 624-2225.

Please Note: AFOA staff are not tech experts or Zoom experts and cannot answer specific questions about your specific computer, but we may be able to help answer more general questions related to connecting to Zoom meetings. Be sure to watch the instructional videos above first. Call Billy (AFOA) at (205) 624-2225 or rll@afoa.org. Please do not call to ask questions immediately before the meeting.
 

October 16...Online 10:30 AM CT.
Chestnut Chat Series: Cooking with Chestnuts will be presented via Zoom Webinar. This webinar will cover everything from best roasting methods to making delicious recipes. For more information call The American Chestnut Foundation at (828) 281-0047.

 CANCELLED  October 16...Barbour County.
Forestry Alternative Income Opportunities at Barbour County Extension Office, 525 School Street, Eufaula. Topics will include Pine straw and Hunting lease opportunities as well as a field demonstration of a pine straw operation. To register, call the County Extension Office at (334) 687-5688.

October 20-23...Online.
Biennial Longleaf Conference will now be held as a virtual conference. Fee: $285; $30 discount if paid by October 1. Registration is open. For more information email Sarah Crate at sarah@longleafalliance.org.

 CANCELLED  October 20-21...Russell County.
ForestHer Basics at Blessed Trinity Shrine Retreat Center, 107 Holy Trinity Road, Fort Mitchell. ForestHer is for women that own forestland or are just interested in learning more about forestry in a relaxed, fun setting. Topics include: How to read maps, Forest soils, Basic Tree ID, Importance of forest inventories, What a management plan is, and Professional services. Fee: $100; lodging included or $65 without. Contact Becky Barlow at (334) 844-1019 or becky.barlow@auburn.edu.

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.

October 21...Online 12 Noon - 1 PM CT.
The Natural Shift: Converting Loblolly or Slash Pine to Longleaf Over Time webinar will be presented via Zoom. This is the second of six webinars in the Natural Resources Webinar Series. For more information contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

October 21-28...Online.
Mississippi Forestry Association Annual Meeting will be presented virtually this year. The meeting will be on-demand and available October 21-28, so you can watch at your own convenience. Contact Casey Anderson at (601) 354-4936 or canderson@msforestry.net.

October 22...Online 12 Noon CT.
The Woods for Wildlife webinar will be presented via Zoom. Topic: Native Plants of the Longleaf Pine Forest and Active Management of Early Successional Plant Communities. If you need assistance connecting to the webinar email contact@sref.info.

October 22...Online 1 PM CT.
Keep the Habitat Value of Your New Forest will be presented via Zoom. A diverse groundcover is not easy to establish. Don’t lose it if you have it. With some planning and deliberate management you can regenerate a forest stand without compromising the existing habitat value. Pre-registration required. For more information contact Chris Demers at (352) 846-2375 or cdemers@ufl.edu.

October 22…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.

October 22...Henry County 5:30 - 8 PM.
Wild Pig Management at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center, 167 East Alabama Highway 134, Headland. This seminar will concentrate on wild pig history, biology and ecology in Alabama. It will also provide participants with an overview of wild pig control methods and trapping of wild pigs, as well as demonstrations of discussed techniques. To register, call the Wiregrass Center at (334) 693-3800.

October 27...Online 7:30 PM CT.
Best Deer Season Ever Webinar Series is the fifth and final webinar in the series. The topic for this session is Processing and Preparation. For more information call the Pickens County Extension Office at (205) 367-8148.

October 27-29...Online.
Keeping Forests Virtual Forum invites you to participate in a forum dedicated to the development of successful payment for ecosystem service projects in the Southeast. For more information contact Scott Davis at sadvis381@gmail.com. Editor’s Note: Plan to attend, but be aware that we suspect the outcome of movements like this are not likely to be in the best interests of fee-simple private forest owners.

October 30...Elmore County.
Industry Supply Chain Issues Seminar at the Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel & Conference Center, Prattville. The seminar will address supply chain issues to include egress and ingress issues for access to public road and bridge assets, axle weight restrictions on log trucks, insurance issues for the logging industry and access restrictions for the interstate highways. Contact Liz Chambers at (334) 481-2135 or lchambers@alaforestry.org.

October 31...Shelby County.
Adult Mentored Hunt Workshop at the Cahaba River Wildlife Management Area. The workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn hunting basics, firearm safety and handling, where to hunt, and the equipment and gear needed. Other workshops are available throughout the state. There are eligibility requirements. Fee: $20. For more information email Justin Grider at justin.grider@dcnr.alabama.gov.

October 31...Baldwin County.
Adult Mentored Hunt Workshop at the Upper Delta Wildlife Management Area in Stockton. The workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn hunting basics, firearm safety and handling, where to hunt, and the equipment and gear needed. Other workshops are available throughout the state. There are eligibility requirements. Fee: $20. For more information email Justin Grider at justin.grider@dcnr.alabama.gov.

 

> November 2020

November 3...Online 12 Noon - 1 PM CT.
ForestHer: Prescribed Fire will be presented via Zoom Webinar. This lunch and learn is for women that own forestland or are just interested in learning more about forestry in a relaxed, fun setting. Join during your lunch break. Pre-registration required. Contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

November 4...Online 12 Noon - 1 PM CT.
Deer Management Wild Cards: Predators, Baiting, & Disease webinar will be presented via Zoom. This is the third of six webinars in the Natural Resources Webinar Series. For more information contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

November 4-5...Online.
Healthy Forests: Managing for Bugs, Wildlife, and Big Trees will be presented as a Zoom Webinar. Instructors: Dr. Elizabeth McCarty and Dr. Michel Kohl. Fee: $215; $50 discount if paid by October 14. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

November 5...Online 1 PM CT.
Using Biomass Markets in Forest Restoration will be presented via Zoom. Make way for forest restoration. Local biomass markets can provide a much-needed market for low value wood that needs to be cleared for forest restoration purposes. Pre-registration required. For more information contact Chris Demers at (352) 846-2375 or cdemers@ufl.edu.

 CANCELLED  November 6...Land O’ Lakes, Florida.
Land Steward Tour at the property of Jake English.

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 7...Barbour County.
Adult Mentored Hunt Workshop at the Barbour Wildlife Management Area shooting range. GPS Coord: 31.9809880, -85.4510920 The workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn hunting basics, firearm safety and handling, where to hunt, and the equipment and gear needed. Other workshops are available throughout the state. There are eligibility requirements. Fee: $20. For more information email Justin Grider at justin.grider@dcnr.alabama.gov.

November 10-11...Online.
Longleaf Pine Webinar will be presented via Zoom Webinar. Instructors: Dr. David Dickens and Dr. David Clabo. Fee: $270; $45 discount if paid by October 20. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

November 11...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: November 11, 2020 CI -- Live!  This will be a link once program is finished and available.
Click Here for Index to Past Conferences.

 

November 12...Online 1 PM CT.
Prepare for and Recover More Quickly from the Next Hurricane will be presented via Zoom. Learn some strategies to make your property resilient and steps you can take to recover from a storm more quickly. Pre-registration required. For more information contact Chris Demers at (352) 846-2375 or cdemers@ufl.edu.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

November 12
...Shelby/Jefferson 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.

November 17-20...Online.
Family Director Essentials Virtual Program is presented by The Family Business Consulting Group (FBCG). This program is for multi-generational family businesses who are current or potential future board of directors for their family enterprise. It would be a good option for families who want to efficiently share common governance approaches with a group of family members/directors. Fee: $1,750 per board representative and $1,550 for each additional member up to a maximum of 6 per family. For more information contact Christine Nguyen at (773) 604-5005 or christine@thefbcg.com.

November 18...Online 12 Noon - 1 PM CT.
Alabama Black Bears webinar will be presented via Zoom. This is the fourth of six webinars in the Natural Resources Webinar Series. For more information contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

November 18...Montgomery County 12 PM Noon.
PALS (People Against A Littered State) Governor's Awards at the Renaissance Hotel in Montgomery. Nominations must be submitted by October 11. Call Alabama PALS at (334) 263-7737.

November 19-20...Online.
Timber Taxation Workshop will be presented via Zoom Meeting. 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.

November 23-24...Online.
Understanding the Role of BMPs will be presented via Zoom Webinar. Instructors: Dr. Puneet Dwivedi and Dr. Jay Shelton. CFE credits available. Fee: $215; $50 discount if paid by November 2. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

 

>December 2020

December 1...Online 12 Noon - 1 PM CT.
ForestHer: Map Reading will be presented via Zoom Webinar. This lunch and learn is for women that own forestland or are just interested in learning more about forestry in a relaxed, fun setting. Join during your lunch break. Pre-registration required. Contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

December 2...Online 12 Noon - 1 PM CT.
Longleaf Establishment and Management on Private Lands webinar will be presented via Zoom. This is the fifth of six webinars in the Natural Resources Webinar Series. For more information contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

December 8...Online 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM ET.
Wood Flows & Cash Flows will be presented via Zoom Webinar. Registration is open. Maximizing returns from timberland assets and wood-using facilities relies on a current, localized understanding of factors driving forest industry economics, markets and technologies. Wood Flows & Cash Flows details investment-relevant research and insights for the forest industry. This one-day conference includes tangible content that directly applies to strategic plans, market analyses, valuations, and competitive benchmarking. The conference will feature a panel of industry executives, and the Forisk team will share new investment research and strategic analysis for the forest industry, sector by sector. Fee: $600; $100 discount if paid by November 20. Contact Heather Clark at (770) 725-8447 or hclark@forisk.com.

December 8-9...Athens, Georgia.
Forest Appraisal at Flinchum’s Phoenix, 650 Phoenix Road. More details to come. Instructor: Morgan Mellette. Fee: $345; $50 discount if paid by December 7. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

December 16...Online 12 Noon - 1 PM CT.
Drone Applications in Forestry webinar will be presented via Zoom. This is the final presentation in the Natural Resources Webinar Series. For more information contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

 

> January 2021

January 24-26...Baldwin County.
General Governance in Alabama Seminar will be held at the Grand Hotel in Point Clear. The seminar focuses on the state of the state and specifically addresses issues of importance to the state that will be topics during the upcoming legislative session. Fee: $TBD. Contact Liz Chambers at (334) 481-2135 or lchambers@alaforestry.org.

 

> 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.

February 27...Shelby County.
Adult Mentored Hunt Workshop at the Cahaba River Wildlife Management Area. The workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn hunting basics, firearm safety and handling, where to hunt, and the equipment and gear needed. There are eligibility requirements. Fee: $20. For more information email Justin Grider at justin.grider@dcnr.alabama.gov.

 

> March 2021

March 23-25...Panama City Beach, Florida.
Southeastern Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting at Callaway Resort & Gardens, Pine Mountain, Georgia. Fee: $TBD. For more information contact Danielle Atkins at (706) 631-4440 or se.saf.businessmanager@gmail.com.

 

> July 2021

July 16-18...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.

 

> August 2022

August 23-26...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: $TBD. Contact IWF at (404) 693-8333 or info@iwfatlanta.com.

 

> October 2022

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


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