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  • Last Update: 06/22/2017
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> June 2017

June 22...Online 12 PM Noon CT.
Wildland Fire Smoke and Roadway Visibility Webinar Series, Part 2: Weather Information & Tools. For more information contact Southern Fire Exchange at contactus@southernfireexchange.org.

June 22...Elmore County 5:45 - 7:30 PM.
Options for Pine Beetle Damage Due to Drought at Natureplex, 3050 Lanark Road, Millbrook. Fee: $5; meal included. Email April Jones at april.jones@al.usda.gov.

June 22...Dallas County 6:15 - 9 PM.
Estate Planning for Farmers and Other Landowners at the Black Belt Research and Extension Center, 60 County Road 944, Marion Junction. See June 1 for more details. Call Ken Kelley at (334) 872-7878.

June 25-30...Lee County.
Forestry Camp on Auburn University Campus. Open to rising 9-12th grade students ages 15-18. “This hands-on camp will give students an opportunity to get outdoors and learn about forestry in Alabama and the importance of forestry field measurements in making forest management decisions.” Fee: $700. Contact Dr. Becky Barlow at (334) 844-1019 or rjb0003@auburn.edu.

June 26-27...Athens, Georgia.
Introduction to ArcGIS at Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, Room 1-201. Fee: $295; one lunch included. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu.

June 27-28...Athens, Georgia.
Wetlands Ecology & Management at Flinchum’s Phoenix, Whitehall Forest, 650 Phoenix Road. “The primary goal of this class is to focus on the relationship between forest management and wildlife, fisheries, and wetlands management.” Fee: $295. Lunch included on day one. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu.

June 27-28...Madison County.
Forest Health and Invasive Species Training at Monte Sano State Park Lodge, Huntsville. Fee: $25. Contact Nancy Loewenstein at (334) 844-1061 or loewenj@auburn.edu.

June 27-29...Blacksburg, Virginia.
North American Agroforestry Conference at the Squires Student Center, Virginia Tech. Learn about the latest advances in agroforestry research, practice, outreach, and policy. Fee: $375. For more information call (540) 231-0790.

June 29...Online 12 PM Noon CT.
Wildland Fire Smoke and Roadway Visibility Webinar Series, Part 3: PB – Piedmont, Superfog Potential and Estimated Smoldering Potential. For more information contact Southern Fire Exchange at contactus@southernfireexchange.org.

June 29...Macon County 6:15 - 9 PM.
Estate Planning for Farmers and Other Landowners at the Extension Office, 207 North Main Street, Tuskegee. See June 1 for more details. Call Will Golden at (334) 727-0340.

June 29-30...Canton, Mississippi.
Forest Regeneration for Hardwoods Short Course at Madison County Extension Office, 152 Watford Parkway. Topics include: site prep, natural regeneration, artificial regeneration, and wildlife considerations. Fee: $35; lunch included. Call Ty Jones at (601) 859-3842.

June 30...Bullock County 9 AM - 2 PM.
Managing Wild Pig Damage at Bullock County Extension Office, 21578 Hwy 82E, Union Springs. Topics include: Wild Pig History, Biology, Diseases, Trapping, Removal, and more. Fee: $15; lunch included. For more information call (334) 844-1010.

 

> July 2017

July 6...Walker County 9 - 10:30 AM.
Forestry Planning Committee Meeting
at 1501 North Airport Road, Jasper. Forest landowners are welcome to attend and participate. Contact Andrew Baril at (205) 388-6893 or ajb0012@aces.edu.

July 6...Crenshaw County 6:15 - 9 PM.
Estate Planning for Farmers and Other Landowners at the Extension Office, 29 South Glenwood Avenue, Luverne. Topics include: Succession Planning, Problems with no estate plan, Avoiding probate, Estates owning land, Estate (death) taxes, Problems with joint ownership/management, Trust vs. business entity structure, and more. Instructor: Robert A. Tufts. Call Derek Bryan at (334) 335-6312.

July 7...Clarke County 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM.
Herbicides & Natural Resource Management at Thomasville Civic Center, 559 West Front Street, Thomasville. Topics include: Dormant Season Application Tips, Mixing, Calibrating, and more. Fee: $30. Contact Beau Brodbeck at (251) 578-2762 or brodbam@aces.edu.

July 7...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#

July 10...St. Clair County 6:15 - 9 PM.
Estate Planning for Farmers and Other Landowners at the Civic Center, 2801 Stemley Bridge Road, Pell City. Topics include: Succession Planning, Problems with no estate plan, Avoiding probate, Estates owning land, Estate (death) taxes, Problems with joint ownership/management, Trust vs. business entity structure, and more. Instructor: Robert A. Tufts. Call Lee Ann Clark at (205) 338-9416.

July 10-13...Lee County.
Teacher’s Conservation Workshop for Teachers of All Grades at Auburn University School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences. The workshop will focus on forest ecology, management and products through guest speakers, field trips and hands-on activities. The goal is to demonstrate the importance working forests have to the environment and economy. Teachers pay small fee: ~$75. Forest owners and forest products companies are urged to sponsor a teacher -- cost is about $500. Teachers are needed. Contact Ashley Smith at (334) 481-2133 or asmith@alaforestry.org.

July 11...Oxford, Mississippi 1 - 3 PM.
Summer Field Tour at Canale Family Tree Farm. Registered attendees will receive map and directions. Topics include: Retention of hardwoods in pine stands, hardwood plantings for nut production, hardwood plantation management, establishing low water creek crossings, and fire lane construction. Fee: $25. Contact Casey Anderson at (601) 354-4936 or canderson@msforestry.net.

July 11...Barbour County 6 - 8:30 PM.
Pond and Aquatic Weed Management at Extension Office, 525 School Street, Eufaula. Seminar will focus on management strategies for recreational fish ponds. Bring a water or weed sample for identification and testing. Contact Bence Carter at (334) 389-4055 or bc0057@aces.edu.

July 11...Chilton County 6 - 8 PM.
Pond Management Workshop at Jemison Municipal Complex, 14 Padgett Lane, Jemison. Workshop will focus on management strategies for recreational fish ponds. Bring a water or weed sample for identification and testing. Meal provided. Registration required by July 7. Contact Chris Jaworowski at (205) 280-6268 or clj0032@aces.edu.

July 11...Marshall County 6 PM.
Alabama Forestry Association Guntersville Regional Reception at Dream Ranch, 6926 Alabama Highway 79 S, Guntersville. Contact Liz Chambers at (334) 481-2135 or lchambers@alaforestry.org.

July 11...Blount County 6:15 - 9 PM.
Estate Planning for Farmers and Other Landowners at the Frank J. Green Building, 415 Fifth Avenue East, Suite A, Oneonta. Topics include: Succession Planning, Problems with no estate plan, Avoiding probate, Estates owning land, Estate (death) taxes, Problems with joint ownership/management, Trust vs. business entity structure, and more. Instructor: Robert A. Tufts. Call Dan Porch at (205) 274-2129.

July 11-12...Athens, Georgia.
Wildlife Management at Flinchum’s Phoenix, Whitehall Forest, 650 Phoenix Drive. This course will focus on the principles and applications of wildlife-habitat management techniques for three primary game species in the Southeast — white-tailed deer, wild turkey, and bobwhite quail. Fee: $295. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu.

July 11-13...Guyton, Georgia.
Longleaf Academy: Longleaf 101 at Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center, 5960 Hwy 17 S. Topics will include: Use of fire in longleaf, Stand management, Understory restoration, and more. Fee: $150. Contact Casey White at (334) 427-1029 or office@longleafalliance.org.

July 12...Sparta, Tennessee 8:30 AM - 12 Noon.
Shortleaf Pine Private Landowners Workshop at Bridgestone/Firestone Wildlife Management Area, 6614 Eastland Road. Topics include: Why Shortleaf, Benefits of Shortleaf pine, Reducing tree density, Treatments, Fire implementation, and more. Lunch included. Email questions to James Akins at james.akins@tn.gov.

July 13...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. Speaker: Dr. Brooks Mendell. Fee: $680; $100 discount if paid by June 29. Contact Heather Clark at (770) 725-8447 or hclark@forisk.com.

July 13...Conecuh County 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM.
Herbicides & Natural Resource Management at The Depot, 100 Depot Sqaure, Evergreen. Topics include: Dormant Season Application Tips, Mixing, Calibrating, and more. Fee: $30. Contact Beau Brodbeck at (251) 578-2762 or brodbam@aces.edu.

July 13...Henry County 6:15 - 9 PM.
Estate Planning for Farmers and Other Landowners at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center, 167 AL Hwy 134 East, Headland. Topics include: Succession Planning, Problems with no estate plan, Avoiding probate, Estates owning land, Estate (death) taxes, Problems with joint ownership/management, Trust vs. business entity structure, and more. Instructor: Robert A. Tufts. Call Jessica Kelton at (334) 585-6416.

July 17...Chambers County 6:15 - 9 PM.
Estate Planning for Farmers and Other Landowners at the ALFA Building, 1006 Avenue A, SE, LaFayette. Topics include: Succession Planning, Problems with no estate plan, Avoiding probate, Estates owning land, Estate (death) taxes, Problems with joint ownership/management, Trust vs. business entity structure, and more. Instructor: Robert A. Tufts. Call Ken McMillan at (334) 864-9373.

July 18...Chilton County 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM.
Professional Logging Manager Continuing Education Workshop at Alabama Power Conference Center, 2030 7th Street, S., Clanton. Topics include: Safe State, First Aid, Trucking Regulations, Right-of-Ways, and Forestry BMP/Forest Health. Landowners are welcome to attend, but fee is required. PLM and CFE pts. available. Fee: $65; $15 discount if paid in advance. Lunch provided. Call Brian Smith at (205) 755-3042.

July 18...Lauderdale County 6:15 - 9 PM.
Estate Planning for Farmers and Other Landowners at the Extension Office, 802 Veterans Drive, Florence. Topics include: Succession Planning, Problems with no estate plan, Avoiding probate, Estates owning land, Estate (death) taxes, Problems with joint ownership/management, Trust vs. business entity structure, and more. Instructor: Robert A. Tufts. Call Heidi Telenius at (256) 766-6223.

July 18-19...Covington County.
Forest Health and Invasive Species Training at the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center, 12130 Dixon Center Road, Andalusia. Fee: $25. Contact Nancy Loewenstein at (334) 844-1061 or loewenj@auburn.edu.

July 20...Bibb County 6 - 9 PM.
Homeowner Protection From Wildfires Seminar at the Bibb County Board of Education Auditorium, 721 Walnut Street, Centreville. Do you have a cabin or barn on your land? Contact Matt Hartzell at (205) 926-4310 or mdh0007@aces.edu.

July 20...Marion County 6:15 - 9 PM.
Estate Planning for Farmers and Other Landowners at the Extension Office, 372 7th Avenue, SW, Hamilton. Topics include: Succession Planning, Problems with no estate plan, Avoiding probate, Estates owning land, Estate (death) taxes, Problems with joint ownership/management, Trust vs. business entity structure, and more. Instructor: Robert A. Tufts. Call Lisa Murphy at (205) 921-3551.

July 20-23...New Orleans, Louisiana.
Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) National Convention at the New Orleans Marriott, 555 Canal Street. Fee: $295. Call QDMA at 1-800-209-3337.

July 21-23...Jekyll Island, Georgia.
Georgia Forestry Association (GFA) Annual Conference & Forestry Expo at Jekyll Island Convention Center. Fee: $595; $100 discount if paid by July 7. Call GFA at (478) 992-8110.

July 21-23...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. Call Channing Brown at (205) 678-4141.

July 23-28...Lee County.
Wildlife Camp at Auburn University. This all-inclusive camp is an exciting mix of hands-on activities, outdoor exploration, taught by the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System professionals. Open to rising 9-12 graders ages 15-18. Fee: $700. Contact Jordan Graves at (334) 672-4826 or jordan.graves@auburn.edu.

July 24...Escambia County 6:15 - 9 PM.
Estate Planning for Farmers and Other Landowners at Grace Fellowship Church, 1412 East Nashville Avenue, Atmore. Topics include: Succession Planning, Problems with no estate plan, Avoiding probate, Estates owning land, Estate (death) taxes, Problems with joint ownership/management, Trust vs. business entity structure, and more. Instructor: Robert A. Tufts. Fee: $20 cash/check only; meal included. Call Anthony Wiggins at (251) 867-7760.

July 25...Tuscaloosa County 6:15 - 9 PM.
Estate Planning for Farmers and Other Landowners at the Courthouse Annex, 2513 7th Street, Tuscaloosa. Topics include: Succession Planning, Problems with no estate plan, Avoiding probate, Estates owning land, Estate (death) taxes, Problems with joint ownership/management, Trust vs. business entity structure, and more. Instructor: Robert A. Tufts. Call Denise Shirley at (205) 349-4630.

July 25-26...Athens, Georgia.
Recreational Pond Management at Flinchum’s Phoenix, Whitehall Forest, 650 Phoenix Drive. This course will teach the basic knowledge and skills to produce high quality fishing. Fee: $295; $50 discount if paid by July 4. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu.

July 26...Macon County 8 AM - 4:30 PM.
Integrated Approach for Managing Diseases and Parasites in Small Ruminants at 102 Mary Starke Harper Hall, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee. Fee: $30; $5 discount if paid by July 14. Working breakfast and lunch provided. Contact Dr. Uma Karki at (334) 727-8336 or karkiu@mytu.tuskegee.edu.

July 29...Jefferson County 10 AM - 3 PM.
Managing Wild Pig Damage at Bass Pro Shops, 5000 Bass Pro Boulevard, Leeds. Topics include: Wild Pig History, Biology, Diseases, Trapping, Removal, and more. Fee: $15; lunch included. For more information call (334) 844-1010.

July 31...Lee County 8 AM.
Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Re-certification Workshop at Auburn University Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Building, 602 Duncan Drive, Auburn. Instructor: John Stivers. Fee: $100. Limited seating. For more info call John at (706) 773-5749 or rxburning@aol.com. Attendees must register at: http://classes.forestry.alabama.gov/cpbmclasses.aspx   Select the Re-Certify option.

 

> August 2017

August 1...Limestone County 9 AM - 2 PM.
Managing Wild Pig Damage at Limestone County Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena, 18118 AL Hwy 99, Athens. Topics include: Wild Pig History, Biology, Diseases, Trapping, Removal, and more. Fee: $15; lunch included. For more information call (334) 844-1010.

August 1-4...Lee County.
Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Certification Workshop at Auburn University Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Building, 602 Duncan Drive, Auburn. Instructor: John Stivers. Fee: $150. Limited seating. For more info call John at (706) 773-5749 or rxburning@aol.com. Attendees must register at: http://classes.forestry.alabama.gov/cpbmclasses.aspx   Select the Certify option.

August 3...Baldwin County 9 AM - 2 PM.
Managing Wild Pig Damage at Five Rivers Delta Resource Center, 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Topics include: Wild Pig History, Biology, Diseases, Trapping, Removal, and more. Fee: $15; lunch included. For more information call (334) 844-1010.

August 3...Walker County 9 - 10:30 AM.
Forestry Planning Committee Meeting
at 1501 North Airport Road, Jasper. Forest landowners are welcome to attend and participate. Contact Andrew Baril at (205) 388-6893 or ajb0012@aces.edu.

August 3...Geneva County 6:15 - 9 PM.
Estate Planning for Farmers and Other Landowners at the Geneva County Farm Center, 2765 E. State Highway 52, Hartford. Topics include: Succession Planning, Problems with no estate plan, Avoiding probate, Estates owning land, Estate (death) taxes, Problems with joint ownership/management, Trust vs. business entity structure, and more. Instructor: Robert A. Tufts. Call Gavin Mauldin at (334) 684-2484.

August 3-5...Jefferson County.
Commodity Producers Conference & EXPO at Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. In the past this program has usually contained some forestry & wildlife topics. For more information contact Caroline Chapman at (334) 613-4953 or cchapman@alfafarmers.org.

August 4...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#

August 4-6...Chambers County.
Christmas Tree Association Annual Meeting. This will be a joint meeting of the Southern Christmas Tree Association and the Georgia Christmas Tree Association at the Hampton Inn in Valley, Alabama. Fee: $TBD. Contact Ray Gilbert at (334) 499-4007 or raygilbert@mindspring.com.

August 5...Autauga County 8 - 11:15 AM.
Creek Life at the Pratt Park Pond, 460 Doster Road, Prattville. Come discover “What’s in the water?” To register call (334) 595-0800.

August 9...Quincy, Florida 8 AM - 4 PM ET.
Tri-State Forest Herbicide Workshop at North Florida Research and Education Center, 155 Research Road. Topics include: Advanced herbicide site prep, Post-plant herbaceous weed control in longleaf, How herbicides work, Herbicide toxicity, and more. Fee: $85.39; lunch included. Call Patrick Minogue at (850) 875-7142. Online Registration recommended.

August 10...Blount County 9 AM.
Blount County Natural Resources Planning Committee Meeting will meet at the Frank Green Building, Oneonta. Contact Charles LeCroy at (205) 353-2858 or charleslecroy@gmail.com.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

August 10
...Jefferson County 6 PM.
Dinner and Discussion
at Landry’s Seafood, 139 State Farm Parkway, Birmingham. Come enjoy dinner and talk about the issues with other forest landowners. Dutch Treat dinner at 6 PM. To attend RSVP AFOA at (205) 987-8811 or rll@afoa.org.

August 15...Statewide.
Special Election for the vacant U.S Senate seat formerly held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Party primary elections for the seat are August 15, with a possible runoff, if needed, set for September 26. The special election is set for December 12, 2017.

August 15-17...Tallahassee, Florida.
Longleaf Academy: Herbicides & Longleaf 201 at Tall Timbers Research Station. Topics will include: herbicide rates, timing, active ingredients, application methods, calibration, safety, minimizing damage to longleaf, and more. Fee: $150; lunch included. Contact Casey White at (334) 427-1029 or office@longleafalliance.org.

August 29-31...Sandestin, Florida.
Florida Forestry Association (FFA) Annual Meeting at the Sandestin Grand at Baytowne Wharf. Fee: $$375; $30 discount if paid by August 1. Call FFA at (850) 222-5646.

 

> September 2017

September 1...Online.
General Forestry Course is designed for individuals wishing to increase their understanding of forests and forest management. There are no prerequisites; however, owning or having access to a forest is necessary to complete the framework of the required management plan. Fee: $150. Contact Nancy Stewart at (410) 827-8056x107 or nstewar1@umd.edu.

September 1...DeKalb County.
Progressive Agriculture Safety Day (Kids Only) at Sylvania High School, Sylvania. Third grade students. Contact Joey Haymon at (256) 638-5551.

September 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#

September 6...Chilton County 8 AM - 4 PM.
Alabama Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting at Jefferson State Community College, Clanton Campus, 1850 Lay Dam Road, Clanton. Theme: "Building Capacity and Confidence Through Mentoring" Landowners and land mangers welcome to attend. If you are currently a certified burn manager in Alabama this meeting will suffice for your required continuing education to maintain your recertification every 5 years. Fee: $48.47; lunch included. Contact John Stivers at (706) 773-5749 or rxburning@aol.com.

September 10-12...Baldwin County.
Alabama Forestry Association Annual Meeting at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach. Fee: $TBD. Contact Liz Chambers at (334) 481-2135 or lchambers@alaforestry.org.

September 12...Tallapoosa County.
Private Pesticide Applicator Training Class is for those who need to take the private pesticide applicator test in order to purchase restricted use products. Chemical safety and sprayer calibration will be discussed as well, so anyone who sprays pesticides on a large scale will benefit even if a restricted pesticide license is not needed. This is a 4 hour class. Fees: $20 at time of training; An additional $25 must be sent to the Dept. of Agriculture and Industries by the applicant. For more information call Dr. Chip East at (256) 846-0314 or to register call Shane Harris at (256) 825-1050.

September 12-14...Portland, Oregon.
"Who Will Own The Forest?" and Forest Products Forum at World Forestry Center. Join the professionals as they discuss issues pertaining to the economy, forestland valuations, investing overseas, and emerging values such as carbon, biomass, and environmental credits. Fee: $2,400. Contact Sara Wu at (503) 228-1367 or swu@worldforestry.org.

September 15...Covington County 9 AM - 2 PM.
Managing Wild Pig Damage at Covington County Extension Office, 23952 AL Hwy 55, Andalusia. Topics include: Wild Pig History, Biology, Diseases, Trapping, Removal, and more. Fee: $15; lunch included. For more information call (334) 844-1010.

September 22...Tuscaloosa County.
Alabama Oil and Gas Seminar at Shelton State Community College, Auditorium rooms 2255 and 2257, 9500 Old Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa. Contact Janet Overton at (205) 247-3571 or joverton@ogb.state.al.us.

September 28...Tifton, Georgia.
Georgia Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting at the Tifton Campus Conference Center. Fee: $TBD. Contact Jessica McCorvey at (229) 734-4706x289 or jessica.mccorvey@jonesctr.org.

 

> October 2017

October 3-5...Galloway, New Jersey.
Biennial Shortleaf Pine Conference at the Stockton Seaview Hotel. Fee: $175; $50 discount if paid by July 14. Contact Alyssa Merka at (865) 974-8345 or amerka@utk.edu.

October 5...Athens, Georgia 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM ET.
Timber Income Tax at Flinchum’s Phoenix, Whitehall Forest, 650 Phoenix Drive. Learn strategies on timber-tax issues that will help landowners reduce their timber income taxes. Instructors: Dr. Harry Haney and Dr. Yanshu Li. Fee: $220; $55 discount if paid by September 14. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu.

October 5...Marianna, Florida 9 AM CT.
Landowner Property Tour of Sandhills Farm, Property of David and Cindi Stewart, 357 Pittman Hill Road. Diverse wildlife habitat is their primary goal. Wear appropriate clothing and shoes for outdoors. Fee: $10; lunch included. Call Jackson County Extension at (850) 482-9620.

October 17-19...Athens, Georgia.
Forestry for Non-Foresters Part 1 (Oct 17) 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 September 26.
Forestry for Non-Foresters Part 2 on October 18-19 is $345; $. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu. See the leaders of this course give a teaser presentation at the 2016 AFOA Annual Meeting.

October 19-20…Rosemont, Illinois.
Family Governance Forum at the Hyatt Place Chicago, 6810 Mannheim Road, Rosemont, five minutes from Chicago/O’Hare Airport. “This program is designed to support the success of leaders in the family governance system through learning new ideas and experience exchange with other participants.” Fee: $2800; $200 discount if paid by July 21. Contact Kristi Daeda at (773) 784-5008 or daeda@thefbcg.com.

October 26-28...Colbert County.
Alabama Treasure Forest Association Annual Meeting will be held in Muscle Shoals. Fee: $TBD. Contact William Green at (334) 612-5235 or wmgreen@alfafarmers.org.

 

> November 2017


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

November 9
...TBD 6 PM.
Dinner and Discussion
at a location to be determined. Come enjoy dinner and talk about the issues with other forest landowners. Dutch Treat dinner at 6 PM. To attend RSVP AFOA at (205) 987-8811 or rll@afoa.org.

November 28-29...Athens, Georgia.
Nuisance Wildlife at Flinchum’s Phoenix, Whitehall Forest, 650 Phoenix Road. Course content will focus on urban nuisance wildlife damage prevention and control. Topics include: Laws, Regulations, Traps, Handling, Repellents, Habitat Modification, and more. Instructor: Dr. Michael Mengak. Fee: $325; $50 discount if paid by November 7. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu.


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