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  • Last Update: 10/17/2019
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> October 2019

October 15-17...Moultrie, Georgia.
Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition at Spence Field, 290-G Harper Blvd. Activities: Tractor & ATV test drives, Stock Dog Trials, educational seminars, and many more. Fee: $10 single day pass. Call (229) 985-1968 for more information.

October 16-18....Knoxville, Tennessee.
Tennessee Forestry Association Annual Meeting at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 401 W Summit Hill Drive. Included with the convention is a tour to the University of Tennessee Center for Renewable Carbon which is working on advancing the use of wood and other plants to provide the materials, chemicals, and fuels currently provided by crude oil, natural gas, and coal. Annual Meeting Fee: $275. Contact Dana Howard at (615) 883-3832 or dhoward@tnforestry.com.

October 17...Pike County.
Regional Forestry Field Day at Renfroe Preservation near Hephzibah Baptist Church. GPS Coord.: 31.7669, -86.0456 Topics: Multi-Use Recreational Pond Management, Green Tree Reservoirs, and Cypress Swamps via boardwalk. To attend, call the Wiregrass Research & Extension Center at (334) 693-2010.

October 17...Online 12 Noon - 1 PM CT.
Preparing For Wildfires With Firescaping is a free webinar. Presenter: Holly Campbell, University of Georgia. Pre-registration is required. For more information email the Southern Fire Exchange at contactus@southernfireexchange.org.

October 17...Morgan County 6 - 8 PM.
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Public Information Meeting at the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge Auditorium, 3121 Visitor Center Road, Decatur. Topics: What is CWD?, Why is it a threat?, How hunters and taxidermists can help prevent the spread of CWD?, CWD check stations, and more. For more information call Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at (334) 242-3465.

October 18...Chilton County 8 AM - 2 PM.
Fall Landowner Tour at the Honey Locust Farm. GPS Coord.: 32.8518, -86.7837  Topics: Pond Management, Site Preparation Methods, Wildlife Food Plots, Understory Release, and Controlling Unwanted Vegetation. Riding Tour with trailers provided. Fee: $15; lunch included. Must register (with payment) by October 16. Call Chilton County Extension Office at (205) 280-6268.

October 18...Lee County 8 AM - 5 PM.
SmartMap 1.0 Workshop at the Caterpillar Training Center, 6155 Health Road, Auburn. This workshop introduces audiences to low-cost and easy to use geospatial mapping applications (apps) that can be used on smartphones or iPads. It introduces audiences to GIS, GPS, Smartphone GIS applications, UAV (drone) technology and its applications for video capture and forest mapping. Fee: $50. Contact Beau Brodbeck at (251) 259-6507 or smartmap@auburn.edu.   Register here

October 19...Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 7 AM - 9:30 PM ET.
The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) Annual Fall Meeting at Wyndham Gettysburg, 95 Presidential Circle. Fee: $135. Call TACF at (828) 281-0047.

October 21...Elmore County 6 - 8 PM.
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Public Information Meeting at the Bass Pro Shop's Meeting Room, 2553 Rocky Mt. Rd., Prattville. Topics: What is CWD?, Why is it a threat?, How hunters and taxidermists can help prevent the spread of CWD?, CWD check stations, and more. For more information call Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at (334) 242-3465.


AFOA Forestry Field Day

October 22...Dallas County 10 AM.
The Forestry Field Day will meet at Lannie's Bar-B-Q Spot, 2115 Minter Avenue, Selma. We will caravan to the property no later than 10:30 AM, take the tour, then return to Lannie's for a Dutch Treat lunch. Come meet with Consulting Forester Hunter Brown. Topics: Forest estate planning to increase income from your property, How to use drones, and Thinning a stand. RSVP Pat Richeson at (205) 624-2225 or pricheson@afoa.org.
 

October 22…Webinar 1 PM Central Time.
Jewels of the Night: Conservation of Fireflies in the U.S. and Canada. Open on the web by clicking on bit.ly/JewelsOfTheNight.

October 22...Cullman County 6 - 8 PM.
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Public Information Meeting at Wallace State College - Bailey Center Auditorium, 801 Main St. NW, Hanceville. Topics: What is CWD?, Why is it a threat?, How hunters and taxidermists can help prevent the spread of CWD?, CWD check stations, and more. For more information call Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at (334) 242-3465.

October 22, 23, & 24...Escambia County.
Progressive Agriculture Safety Day (Kids Only) at Auburn Experiment Station, Brewton. Fifth grade students only. Contact Chasity Pettis at (251) 867-8042 or escambia@alconservationdistricts.org.

October 22-23...Tuscaloosa County 5 - 9 PM.
Traditional Hunter Education Course at the Tuscaloosa County Extension Office, 2513 7th Street, Tuscaloosa. No fee. 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. Pre-register as classes have limited seating. For additional information contact Marisa Futral at 1-800-245-2740 or marisa.futral@dcnr.alabama.gov.

October 22-23...Tifton, Georgia.
Pine Straw Production - Stand Management and Economics at the Tifton County Ag Center, Conference Room 1468, 1468 Carpenter Road. Learn about pine straw yields by species, site quality, land-use history, pine straw raking effects, fertilization, herbicides, controlling unwanted plant species, and basal area. Fee: $225; $25 discount if paid by October 9. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

October 22-24...Elmore County.
Alabama Landowners Conference at the Marriott Prattville Hotel & Conference Center, 2500 Legends Circle, Prattville. Topics include: Management Plans, Cogongrass, White Oak Initiative, Wild Pig Removal, Glyphosate Use, and More. Sherer Tree Farm tour on day 1. Awards presented: Tree Farm, Helene Mosley Memorial, W. Kelly Mosely, and others. Fee: $100. Contact William Green at (334) 612-5235 or wmgreen@alfafarmers.org.

October 22-24...Athens, Georgia.
Forestry for Non-Foresters Part 1 (Oct 22) 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: $210; $35 discount if paid by October 2.
Forestry for Non-Foresters Part 2 is on October 23-24. Fee: $345; $50 discount if paid by October 2. 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.

October 23...Bullock County 8 AM - 1 PM.
Classroom in the Forest at 4819 Pleasant Hill Road, Midway. This event is for all 5th grade classes in the county. Contact Allie Corcoran at (334) 687-5688 or corcoja@aces.edu.


AFOA Forestry Field Day

October 24...Mobile County 10 AM.
The Forestry Field Day will meet at Goldfingers, 1020 Industrial Parkway, Saraland. We will caravan to the property no later than 10:30 AM, take the tour, then return to Goldfingers for a Dutch Treat lunch. Come meet with Heath Eckert, Consulting Forester. Topic: The Ins and Outs of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Programs - benefits and advantages, cogongrass spraying, understory burning, longleaf tree planting, and boundary line maintenance. RSVP Pat Richeson at (205) 624-2225 or pricheson@afoa.org.
 

October 24...Milton, Florida 8:15 AM - 12:45 PM CT.
Blackwater River State Forest Tour will meet at the Bear Lake Pavilion off Bear Lake Road. The tour will include a demonstration of a sawmill and gristmill, the Seed Orchard processing facility, a timber stand improvement site, timber sale, and red-cockaded woodpecker cluster. Lunch provided. Wear appropriate outdoor clothing. Pre-registration is required. Contact Ashlee White at (850) 626-3028 or ashlee.white@freshfromflorida.com.

October 24...Tuscaloosa County 6 PM.
Wild Game Cook-Off at Woods & Water, Inc., 5101 Summit Ridge, Tuscaloosa. Attend the cook-off and enjoy live music, door prizes, youth activities, and sample wild game recipes. Fee: $40; youth under 15 admitted free. Call the Alabama Wildlife Federation at (334) 285-4550.

October 25...Coffee County 9 AM - 1 PM.
Forestry Alternative Income Opportunities at Coffee County Extension Office, 1055 East McKinnon Street, New Brockton. A pine straw operation tour & demonstration is included. Contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or jbc0057@aces.edu.

October 25...McDavid, Florida 9 AM CT.
Tree Farm Tour and Awards Ceremony at Russell Brothers Farm, 2210 Russell Road. Come learn about longleaf pine management, enhancing wildlife habitat, controlling unwanted vegetation, Best Management Practices (BMPs), and more. Wear appropriate clothing for outdoors. Lunch included. Pre-registration required. Call the Florida Forestry Association at (850) 222-5646.

October 25...Green Cove Springs, Florida 6 PM ET.
Marketing Your Timber Workshop at the Clay County Agricultural Center, 2463 SR 16 West. Senior Forester James Tootle will share tips on timber sales such as: Types of sales, Methods of sales, and What Impacts the Value of your Timber. To attend RSVP James at (904) 845-7238 or james.tootle@fdacs.gov.

October 29...Coosa County 8 AM - 2 PM.
Forest Landowner Tour at 233 Coosa County Road 48, Kellyton. Landowners come learn about resources that will help you better manage your private forestland. Topics may include: Prescribed Burning, Pine Straw Baling, and Undesirable Plants. Contact Sharon Haynes at (256) 377-4713 or sah0008@aces.edu.

 

> November 2019

November 1...Teleconference Noon CT.
First Fridays Forestry Update hosted by the American Forest Foundation is a conference call briefing on Washington, D.C. happenings. You’ll have an opportunity to ask questions and share important policy issues happening in your state. Dial-in number: 1-866-299-7945 and Participant code: 2594#

November 5...Autauga & Chilton Counties.
Special General Election for vacant House District 42 seat. This seat was previously held by state Representative Jimmy Martin.

November 5...Cleveland, Mississippi 6 PM.
Mid Delta Forest, Woodland, and Wildlife Association Meeting at the Bolivar County Extension Office, 406 North Martin Luther King Drive. For more information call (662) 843-8362.

November 6...Autauga County 8 AM.
Annual Fall Landowner Tour at the property of Robert Keen, 1455 County Road 34, Billingsley. GPS Coord.: 32.67014, -86.67092  Topics: Land reclamation, Native grasses, Longleaf pine establishment, Understory management, and Bald Eagle nests in Alabama. Fee: $15; lunch provided. For more information call Matthew Sorrells at (334) 239-5258.

November 6...Lee County 6 - 8 PM.
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Public Information Meeting at the Auburn University School of Forestry & Wildlife Building - Lecture Room 2217, 602 Duncan Dr., Auburn. Topics: What is CWD?, Why is it a threat?, How hunters and taxidermists can help prevent the spread of CWD?, CWD check stations, and more. For more information call Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at (334) 242-3465.

November 7...Pickens County.
Regional Forestry Field Day at Amason Farms, 3195 County Road 2, Aliceville. GPS Coord.: 33.10695, -88.12655  Topic: Creating a family recreational retreat. To attend, call the Pickens County Extension at (205) 367-8148.

November 7...Baldwin County 10 AM.
Board Meeting of Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust will meet at The Lodge at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores. This meeting will provide an opportunity for any individual who would like to make comments concerning the program. The public is invited to attend this meeting and is urged to submit comments. If you wish to address the board you must arrive prior to 9:45 AM. For more information call (334) 242-3484. Editor's Note: Here are some questions you may consider asking yourself and others. Should the state provide recreational activity property? Is recreation a necessary service? Does the state need more public land to compete with recreational opportunities (many of which are already) provided by private forestland owners? Will more public land that doesn't pay taxes put pressure on private landowners to (eventually) pay more in taxes? Will higher taxes promote more or less forestland ownership? Is private forestland ownership or public forestland better for our state?

November 7...Clarke County 6 PM.
Wild Game Cook-Off at Old Grove Hill Academy Football Field, 15471 Highway 43, Grove Hill. Attend the cook-off and enjoy live music, door prizes, youth activities, and sample wild game recipes. Fee: $40 for up to two adults. Youth under 15 free. Call the Alabama Wildlife Federation at 1-800-822-9453.

November 7...Tuscaloosa County 6 - 8 PM.
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Public Information Meeting at the Tuscaloosa County Extension Office, 2513 7th St., Tuscaloosa. Topics: What is CWD?, Why is it a threat?, How hunters and taxidermists can help prevent the spread of CWD?, CWD check stations, and more. For more information call Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at (334) 242-3465.

November 7...Senatobia, Mississippi 6 PM.
Tate/Desoto County Forestry Association Meeting at the Tate County Extension Office, #1 French’s Alley. Topic: Burning for Wildlife. Speaker: Dave Godwin. For more information call (662) 562-4274.

November 8-9...Choctaw County.
Forestry: It’s Who We Are - Career & Field Day will take place on the grounds surrounding Pennington Town Hall, 322 County Road 33, Pennington. Friday is a career day for students and Saturday is open to everyone. Events include: lumberjack, log running, saw race, and other events to highlight the skills needed to operate machinery in the forest industry. Contact Maggie Dailey at (251) 589-4328 or mdailey@alabamaforestry.org.

November 12...Montgomery County.
Special General Election for vacant House District 74 seat. This seat was previously held by state Representative Dimitri Polizos.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

November 13...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.
Listen on the web or download to listen on your device of choice: November 13, 2019 CI -- Live! (This will be a link once program is finished)
Click Here for Index to Past Conferences.

November 13...Lee County 11 AM - 12 Noon.
The State of the Commercial Hunting Industry seminar will take place at the School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences, Room 1101, 602 Duncan Drive, Auburn. Speaker: John Burrell, High Adventure Company. No fee.

November 13...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 20. Call Alabama PALS at (334) 263-7737.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

November 14
...Shelby County 6 - 8 PM.
Dinner and Discussion
at Joe's Italian, 21 Weatherly Club Drive, Alabaster. Come enjoy dinner, listen to a 15 minute program, and talk about the issues with other forest landowners. Included meal is a buffet: Lasagna, Chicken Fettuccine, Salad, Bread & dipping oil, Chocolate & Strawberry cake, and beverages (tea, soft drinks, coffee). Fee: $26 check or cash (exact amount only) per person to attend. Limited seating. To attend, RSVP AFOA at (205) 624-2225 or rll@afoa.org.

November 14...Covington County 6 PM.
Wild Game Cook-Off at Covington Center Arena, 24000 AL Highway 55, Andalusia. Attend the cook-off and enjoy live music, door prizes, youth activities, and sample wild game recipes. Fee: $40. Youth under 15 free. Call the Alabama Wildlife Federation at 1-800-822-9453.

November 14 & 15...St. Clair County.
Chainsaw Safety Workshop is a two day workshop. Day 1 topics will be covered in the classroom and include: risk management, safety practices, starting, operation, maintenance, limbing, bucking, and basic felling. Day 2 will be hands on instruction of: operation, limbing, bucking, spring pole practice, and felling. Pre-registration required. Fee: $25/day. Day 1 attendance is required to attend Day 2. Contact Spenser Bradley at (205) 338-9416 or seb0043@aces.edu.


AFOA Forestry Field Day

November 15...Franklin County 10 AM.
The Forestry Field Day will meet at 43 Grille, 15110 US-43, Russellville. We will caravan to the property no later than 10:30 AM, take the tour, then return to 43 Grille for a Dutch Treat lunch. Come meet with Steve Archer, Consulting Forester. Topics: What a Consulting Forester can do for you, Higher income from timber sales, Re-forestation, and How harvest objectives can maximize income. RSVP Pat Richeson at (205) 624-2225 or pricheson@afoa.org.
 

November 15-17...Baldwin County.
Gopher Tortoise Council Annual Meeting at Gulf State Park, Gulf Shores. Fee: $160; $20 discount if paid by October 28. For more information contact Ericha Nix at (334) 242-3862 or ericha.shelton-nix@dcnr.alabama.gov.

November 19...Athens, Georgia.
Tree & Forest Health Care: Hurricane Michael & Storm Damage at Flinchum’s Phoenix, Whitehall Forest, 650 Phoenix Drive. This course concentrates on hurricane tree health impacts from Hurricane Michael and hurricanes projected to impact Georgia's forests in the future. Fee: $150; $25 discount if paid by October 29. Lunch provided. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

November 19...Cullman County 8:30 AM.
Cullman County Forestry Planning Committee Meeting at the USDA Service Center, 501-B 4th Street SW, Cullman. Landowners invited. For more information call Tomeesha Shedd at (256) 734-1431.

November 19...Dallas County 6 - 8 PM.
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Public Information Meeting at the Tuscaloosa County Extension Office, 2513 7th St., Tuscaloosa. Topics: What is CWD?, Why is it a threat?, How hunters and taxidermists can help prevent the spread of CWD?, CWD check stations, and more. For more information call Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at (334) 242-3465.


AFOA Forestry Field Day

November 20...Chambers County 10 AM.
The Forestry Field Day will meet at Mr. Conway's home, 1518 County Road 16, Lafayette. We will caravan to the property no later than 10:30 AM, take the tour, then return to his home for a Dutch Treat lunch. Come meet with Dick Conway, Consulting Forester. Topic: Prescribed Burning - The benefits, timing and conditions to have a successful burn, and smoke management, hot planting (planting right after harvesting), and more. RSVP Pat Richeson at (205) 624-2225 or pricheson@afoa.org.
 

November 20...Barbour County 6 - 8 PM.
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Public Information Meeting at Wallace Community College - Bevill Auditorium, 3235 S. Eufaula Ave., Eufaula. Topics: What is CWD?, Why is it a threat?, How hunters and taxidermists can help prevent the spread of CWD?, CWD check stations, and more. For more information call Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at (334) 242-3465.


AFOA Forestry Field Day

November 21...Butler County 9:30 AM.
The Forestry Field Day will meet at Bates House of Turkey, just off I-65 at Exit 30 in Greenville. We will caravan to the property no later than 10 AM, take the tour, then return to Bate's House of Turkey for a Dutch Treat lunch. Come meet with Russell Brunson and other Consulting Foresters from Soterra, LLC. Topics: Does hiring a consultant make dollars and sense? and Drones and forestry. RSVP Pat Richeson at (205) 624-2225 or pricheson@afoa.org.
 

November 21...Baldwin County 6 - 8 PM.
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Public Information Meeting at the Five Rivers Delta Resources Center, 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Topics: What is CWD?, Why is it a threat?, How hunters and taxidermists can help prevent the spread of CWD?, CWD check stations, and more. For more information call Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at (334) 242-3465.

November 21-22...Chilton County.
Alabama Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Annual Conference at the Clanton Conference and Performing Arts Center, 1850 Lay Dam Road, Clanton. Fee: $85. For more information call Hunter McBrayer at (334) 612-5610.

 

> December 2019

December 5...Atlanta, Georgia 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM ET.
Wood Flows & Cash Flows at Georgia Tech Global Learning Center. This class details research and insights for analysis supporting investments in the forest industry. Attendees can ask questions about their local markets and forest management ideas, meet industry executives, analysts, foresters, and other landowners. Fee: $850; $100 discount if paid by November 21. Contact Heather Clark at (770) 725-8447 or hclark@forisk.com.

December 6...Teleconference Noon CT.
First Fridays Forestry Update hosted by the American Forest Foundation is a conference call briefing on Washington, D.C. happenings. You’ll have an opportunity to ask questions and share important policy issues happening in your state. Dial-in number: 1-866-299-7945 and Participant code: 2594#

December 8-9...Montgomery County.
Alabama Farmers Federation Annual Meeting at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Convention Center, 201 Tallapoosa Street, Montgomery. For more information contact Telea Perry at (334) 613-4080 or tperry@alfafarmers.org.

December 9-10...Athens, Georgia.
Southern Forestry and Natural Resource Management GIS Conference at The Georgia Center for Continuing Education, 1197 South Lumpkin Street. This conference encompasses topics related to the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in forestry and natural resource management. Some specific topics include: Creating inventory data from LiDAR data, Evaluating erosion repair techniques with low cost UAV, Approaches to Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)-based seedling survival counts, Satellite imagery in Forestry, Comparison of new technologies to accurately measure tree size and location, and more. Fee: $300; $25 discount if paid by November 8. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ingvar@uga.edu.

 

> February 2020

February 5-7...Baldwin County.
Alabama Recreational Trails Conference at Gulf State Park and Lodge, 21196 E. Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores. This conference will present trends and ideas for creating recreational trails that are inclusive, accessible, and connected. Fee: $TBD. Call the University of Alabama Center for Economic Development at (205) 348-7058. Editor’s Note: Landowners would find it prudent to stay aware of trail creation plans and the impact of planned trails. Public trails require property, and short-term and long-term funding (tax dollars). Should the recreation of a few be a tax burden for all tax payers?


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

February 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.
Listen on the web or download to listen on your device of choice: February 12, 2020 CI -- Live! (This will be a link once program is finished)
Click Here for Index to Past Conferences.

 


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

February 13
...Shelby/Jefferson County 6 - 8 PM.
Dinner and Discussion
at a location to be determined (TBD). 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.

February 23-25...Panama City Beach, Florida.
Southeastern Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting at the Edgewater Beach and Golf Resort. Theme: "Recovering From the Storm: Where We Have Been, and Where We Are Going". Topics may include: Assessment through remote sensing, Salvage, Tax implications, Impact to wood supply, Alternative silviculture, Policy concerns, Legislative concerns, and more. Professional foresters and landowners are welcome to attend to hear conference speakers address economic, environmental, and policy issues. Fee: $TBD. For more information contact Karen Johansen at (706) 343-1480 or sesafbusmgr@bellsouth.net.

 

> March 2020

March 10-11...New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Forest Economic Contributions Summit will connect forestry economic contribution analysts, economic development specialists, & advocates (private landowners) to learn from each other. Contact Leslie Boby at (706) 612-7875 or lboby@sref.info.

March 10-11...Atlanta, Georgia.
Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center. The conference will address new projects, technologies, and markets in those industries. Fee: $TBD. Contact Dianne Sullivan at (334) 834-1170 or dianne@hattonbrown.com.

 

> April 2020


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

April 21-22...Tuscaloosa County.
Location: Headquartered at Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401.
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AFOA ANNUAL MEETING: For room reservations call (205) 343-1118 and use Group Code: Alabama Forest Owners Association or book online at http://bit.ly/AM2020CAPSTONE  The room block will expire March 22.

The Program Agenda/Attendee Registration Form will contain the most up-to-date information for annual meeting attendees. It will not be created until late 2019.

REGISTRATION:

     Program Agenda and Attendee Registration Form

     Exhibitor and/or Sponsor Registration Form
 

 

> July 2020

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.

 

> August 2020

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 26-29...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.


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