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  • Last Update: 09/23/2016
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> September 2016

September Multiple Dates...Multiple Counties.
Game Check Seminars will be happening across the state. We have expressed our misgivings about the Game Check Program, but since game checks will be mandatory in the 2016-17 hunting seasons, the Game Check Seminars happening statewide can give you the information you need to be in compliance. For more information call the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at (334) 242-3465.

September 27...Shorter

 

September 23...Baldwin County 9 AM - 2:30 PM.
Managing Wild Pig Damage at Five Rivers Delta Resource Center, 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Speaker: Mark Smith and Chris Jawarowski of the Alabama Extension System, and Jeff Thurmond, USDA. Fee: $20; lunch provided. Contact Mark Smith at (334) 844-8099 or mds0007@auburn.edu.

September 27...Munson, Florida 8:30 AM - 3 PM CT.
Use Prescribed Fire Safely and Effectively at Blackwater River State Forest, Bear Lake Pavilion. This workshop will provide an overview of the uses of fire as a management tool and the proper planning necessary for a successful prescribed burn. A burn demonstration will be planned and executed if conditions allow. Fee: $10; lunch provided. Call Bethany at (850) 675-6654.

September 27-29...Clearwater Beach, Florida.
Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Annual Conference at the Hilton Clearwater Beach. Fee: $795. Contact Amy Doty at (202) 596-3458 or amy.doty@sfiprogram.org. Editor’s Note: Do we need to pay someone to tell us our wood is good and that we are managing it correctly? What if we don’t actively manage our land? Does that make it bad forestland?

September 27 - November 1...Online.
Farm Woodlot Management (BF 150) is a course designed to examine the methods to assess forest resources and discuss common woodland activities such as cutting firewood, harvesting logs for mushroom cultivation, and support for wildlife and long-term forest health. The bulk of this course happens on your own time. Webinars will be woven into the online interface of the course to allow you to meet on a weekly basis to learn from presenters and ask questions in real time. The webinars will occur each Tuesday evening and are recorded for later viewing. Fee: $250. Contact Peter Smallidge at (607) 592-3640 or pjs23@cornell.edu.

September 28...Webinar 1 PM CT.
Using NRCS's PLANTS Database in Conservation Planning. "Participate to learn how the data available in the National Plant Data Team’s PLANTS database and website can be used in conservation planning. PLANTS is the central repository of basic plant information for NRCS, and provides data for the approximately 25,000 native and naturalized plant species in the United States and its possessions." For more information email Holli at holli.kuykendall@gnb.usda.gov.

September 29...Tifton, Georgia.
Georgia Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting at the Tifton Campus Conference Center. Fee: $30. Contact Jessica McCorvey at (229) 734-4706 or jessica.mccorvey@jonesctr.org.

September 29...Jackson, Mississippi 8:30 AM - 3 PM.
Outdoor Business Workshop for Landowners at Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation, 6311 Ridgewood Road. Come learn about the various types of outdoor businesses, including the pros and cons and potential income of each. Fee: $25. Online registration. For more information call (662) 325-3133.

September 30...Macon County 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM.
Agroforestry Practices at 102 Mary Starke Harper Hall & the Agroforestry Research and Demonstration Site, Tuskegee University. Topics include: Forage selection, Suitable animal species, Forest farming, Mushroom production, and more. Light breakfast and lunch provided. Pre-registration by September 9 required. Contact Dr. Uma Karki at (334) 727-8336 or karkiu@mytu.tuskegee.edu.

September 30...Lexington, Mississippi 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM.
Forest Management for Wildlife Workshop at Black Creek Outfitters Camp, 2835 Bowling Green Road. This workshop introduces landowners to the basics of forest management with the dual objectives of timber and wildlife production covering topics such as: pine thinning, multiple use forestry, hardwood management, and wildlife population management. Please wear field clothes, boots, and insect repellant. Fee: $25; lunch included. Call Betsy Padgett at (662) 834-2795.

September 30...Coffee County 9 AM - 2:30 PM.
Managing Wild Pig Damage at Enterprise State Community College, Multipurpose Room, 600 Plaza Drive, Enterprise. Speaker: Mark Smith and Chris Jawarowski of the Alabama Extension System, and Jeff Thurmond, USDA. Fee: $20; lunch provided. Contact Mark Smith at (334) 844-8099 or mds0007@auburn.edu.

 

> October 2016

October Multiple Dates...Multiple Counties.
Game Check Seminars will be happening across the state. We have expressed our misgivings about the Game Check Program, but since game checks will be mandatory in the 2016-17 hunting seasons, the Game Check Seminars happening statewide can give you the information you need to be in compliance. For more information call the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at (334) 242-3465.

October 6...Andalusia
October 13...Vernon

October 4...Wiggins, Mississippi 8:30 - 11:30 AM.
Second Pine Thinning Workshop at John Guthrie Tree Farm, Hwy 49 South and India Road, 3 miles south of Wiggins. This workshop covers all aspects of a second thinning. Dress appropriately for outdoors. Fee: $20; Dutch Treat lunch. To register call Glenn Hughes at (662) 769-9886.

October 4...Online 1:30 CT.
Cross-laminated Timber, What’s all the fuss about? Contact Megan Dettenmaier at (435) 797-8424 or megan.dettenmaier@usu.edu.

October 4...Morgan County 5:30 PM.
Wild Game Cook-Off at Ingalls Harbor, Decatur. Attend the cook-off and enjoy live music, door prizes, youth activities, and sample some wild game recipes. Fee: $35; youth under 15 admitted free. Call the Alabama Wildlife Federation at 1-800-822-9453.

October 4...Collins, Mississippi 6:30 PM.
Marketing and Merchandising Your Timber at the Multi-Purpose Building. Presenters: Dr. Glenn Hughes and Don Williams. For more information call Covington County Extension Office at (601) 765-8252.

October 4-5...Athens, Georgia.
Managing Forest Health, Wildlife, and Productivity at Flinchum’s Phoenix, Whitehall Forest, 650 Phoenix Drive. “Forest management strategies for enhancing wildlife populations and improving water quality will be discussed, as will fire as a forest management tool, and the use of pesticides in forest systems.” Fee: $295; $50 discount if paid by September 13. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu.

October 4-6....Yemassee, South Carolina.
Longleaf Academy: Understory 201 at Nemours Plantation. Class is FULL. Contact Casey White at (334) 427-1029 or office@longleafalliance.org.

October 6...Cleveland, Mississippi 8:30 AM - 12 PM.
Wildlife Habitat Management Workshop near Cleveland will introduce the basics of habitat management for wildlife and the latest techniques in wild hog control. Please wear field clothes, boots, and insect repellant. Fee: $25. Contact Laura Giaccaglia at (662) 843-8362 or l.j.giaccaglia@msstate.edu.

October 6...Gainesville, Florida 9 AM - 3 PM ET.
Tree/Plant Identification Field Day at Morningside Nature Center, 3540 East University Avenue. Wear appropriate clothing for walking outside. Fee: $10; lunch included. Contact Chris Demers at (352) 846-2375 or cdemers@ufl.edu.

October 6...Autauga County 12 - 1 PM.
Nuisance Wildlife at Christ Lutheran Church, 2175 Cobbs Ford Road, Prattville. Presenter: Chris Jaworowski, Wildlife Biologist. Bring a sack lunch. Drinks provided. Call Mallory Kelley at (334) 361-7273.

October 7...St. Clair County 9 AM - 2:30 PM.
Managing Wild Pig Damage at Pell City Civic Center, 2801 Stemley Bridge Road, Pell City. Speaker: Mark Smith and Chris Jawarowski of the Alabama Extension System, and Jeff Thurmond, USDA. Fee: $20; lunch provided. Contact Mark Smith at (334) 844-8099 or mds0007@auburn.edu.

October 7...Online 1 PM CT.
Calibrating Sprayers and Spreaders Webinar by Dr. Wayne Buhler, North Carolina State University. Contact Taylor Vandiver at (256) 766-6223 or tav0001@aces.edu.

October 7-9...Shelby County.
Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) at Alabama 4-H Center on Lay Lake near Columbiana. Participants choose from over 50 courses such as: backyard wildlife, rock climbing, camp cooking, map and compass, camping, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, canoeing, and many more. Fee $225; includes most meals, lodging, program materials, and instruction. Contact Marisa Futral at 1-800-245-2740 or marisa.futral@dcnr.alabama.gov.

October 10...Chilton County 8 AM - 1 PM.
Fall Landowner Tour at the Wade Connell Property, Clanton. GPS coord: Lat. 32.390422, Long. 86.540451 Topics include: Management objectives, Right-of-Way considerations, Skeet shooting operation, Annosus Root Rot, Food plots, Wood duck hunting, Hardwood management, Best Management Practices, and Firebreaks and Boundary lines. Fee: $15; lunch provided. To pre-register call the Autauga Forestry & Wildlife Stewardship Council at (334) 365-5124x3.

October 11...Meridian, Mississippi 6:30 PM.
Lauderdale County Forestry Association Meeting at East Mississippi Electric Power Association. Guest Speaker: Paul Jefferies with ArborGen Seedlings. Fee: $20; dinner & dues included. Call Lauderdale Extension Office at (601) 482-9764.

October 12...Lee County 11 AM - Noon.
Why Take a Hike on a Long Distance Trail? at Auburn University, SFWS Room 1101. Topic: Integrating tourism and recreation through research. Speaker: Taylor Stein, University of Florida. Refreshments served. Contact Brian Via at (334) 844-1088 or bkv0003@auburn.edu.

October 12...Mobile County 6 PM.
Wild Game Cook-Off at The Bluegill Restaurant, Mobile Bay Causeway, Mobile. Attend the cook-off and enjoy live music, door prizes, youth activities, and sample some wild game recipes. Fee: $50; youth under 15 free. Call the Alabama Wildlife Federation at 1-800-822-9453.

October 12-13...Butler County.
Southern Regional Landowners Field Day & Tour at Cambrian Ridge Golf Course Clubhouse (evening presentation) and Cedar Creek Plantation (field day and tour), Greenville. Topics include: The Redhills of South Alabama, Water Quality, Native American History, Knowing What’s On Your Land, and the History of Manningham. Please pre-register. Lunch included. Call Butler Farm Service at (334) 382-3151x2.

October 13...Tallapoosa County.
Alabama Master Naturalist Program is an eight session course held on Thursdays either once or twice a month. Classes will be from 9 AM - 4 PM. Fee: $30 per day or $200 for all 8 sessions. Other course locations to be determined. Call Shane Harris at (256) 825-1050.

Topics will include:

Taxonomy, Botany, and Native Plants
Freshwater Ecosystems and Living Streams
Forests and Ecosystems
Birds and Mammals
Amphibians and Reptiles
Geology, Soils, and Weather
Alabama’s Cultural Landscape
Invertabrates (including insects)

October 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. Speakers: Dr. Brooks Mendell and Amanda H. Lang. Fee: $680; $100 discount if paid by September 29. Contact Heather Clark at (770) 725-8447 or hclark@forisk.com.

October 13...Chambers County 5:30 - 7:40 PM.
Forest Landowners Conference at Farmers Federation Building, LaFayette. Theme: Landowner & Logging Liability and the Use of Genetics for Trees. Speakers: Trip Walton, Walton Law, Bryant Bucher, Quest Engineering, Paul Jeffreys, ArborGen, and T. R. Clark, F & W Forestry Services. Fee: $4.00; dinner included. Contact Bill Frazer at (334) 864-7865 or wrfrazer@yahoo.com.

October 13, 14, & 15...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 chasity.pettis@al.nacdnet.net.

October 13-15...Escambia County.
Alabama Treasure Forest Association Annual Meeting at Wind Creek Hotel & Casino, 303 Poarch Road, Atmore. Fee: $100. Registration deadline was September 20. Contact Casey Earnest at (334) 613-4080 or cearnest@alfafarmers.org.

October 14...Woodville, Florida.
Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year Tour and Awards Ceremony at the Register Family Partnership Tree Farm just south of Tallahassee. For more info call Whitney at (850) 222-5646.

October 18...Shelby County.
Special Primary Election for the vacant District 41 seat of Mike Hill in the Alabama House of Representatives. If a special primary runoff is needed, it is set for January 10, 2017 with the special general election set for March 21, 2017. If a special primary runoff is not needed, the special general election will be January 10, 2017. Only one candidate has qualified so the dates announced could be modified to allow Corley Ellis to be elected at an earlier date.

October 18...Monroe County 6 - 7:30 PM.
Recreational Pond Management at a location to be determined. Bring a water and weed sample along with any questions about your lake/pond. Contact Willie Williams at (251) 575-3477 or williwe@aces.edu.

October 18-20...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: $20 multiday pass; $10 single day pass. Call (229) 985-1968 for more information.

October 18-20...Athens, Georgia.
Forestry for Non-Foresters Part 1 (Oct 18) 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 27.
Forestry for Non-Foresters Part 2 on October 19-20 is $345; $50 discount if paid by September 27. 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...Lee County 11 AM - Noon.
Growing Loblolly Pine Trees in a Silvopasture System at Auburn University, SFWS Room 1101. Speaker: Kozma Naka, Alabama A&M University. Refreshments served. Contact Brian Via at (334) 844-1088 or bkv0003@auburn.edu.

October 19...Online 12 PM Noon CT.
High Performance Wood Structures: An Example of Increased Efficiency in Multi-Family Construction Webinar. Tell your builder and architect friends about this webinar. Email any questions to Karen Droste at karen@woodworks.org.

October 19-21...Jackson, Mississippi.
Mississippi Forestry Association Annual Meeting at the Hilton Jackson. Fee: $445. Contact Casey Anderson at (601) 354-4936 or canderson@msforestry.net.

October 20...Crestview, Florida 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM.
Managing Your Forests and Farms for Fish and Wildlife at University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Office. Lunch provided, but pre-registration by October 15 is required. Call Billie Clayton at (850) 767-3534.

October 20...Bryceville, Florida 9:30 AM - 3 PM ET.
Managing Your Forests for Timber & Wildlife at Jacksonville Forestry Station, 7247 Big Oaks Road. Classroom instruction followed by afternoon walking tour of the Foster Family Tree Farms. Lunch provided, but you must pre-register by October 11. Contact Robin Holland at (352) 732-1273 or robin.holland@freshfromflorida.com.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

October
20...Shelby County 6 PM.
Dinner and Discussion
at The Boot at Brook Highland, 5279 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242. Enjoy dinner and argue about the issues with other landowners. Dutch Treat dinner at 6 PM with program starting about 6:45 PM. Rick Norris of Conrad, Burnett, Norris, and Gordon, LLC will give a short presentation on forestry taxes. Limited seating. Walk-ins may not have a seat. To attend RSVP AFOA at (205) 987-8811 or rll@afoa.org.

October 25-26...Watkinsville, Georgia.
Forest inSight Conference at Oconee Civic Center, 2661 Hog Mountain Road. Fee: $167.50. A Field Tour each day is included. CFE and CLE credits available. Contact Cara Monfort at (229) 985-0321 or cmonfort@internationalforest.co.

October 25-28...Tallahassee, Florida.
Prescribed Fire for Wildlife at the Tall Timbers Research Station, 13093 Henry Beadel Drive. The training combines classroom lectures, panel discussions, and field exercises covering a variety of wildlife and habitats. Contact Jim Schortemeyer at (239) 455-5847 or schortfire@aol.com.

October 26...Macon County 8:30 AM - Noon.
Wildlife Candy: Planting Fruit Trees for Wildlife at The Wildlife Group, 2858 County Road 53, Tuskegee. Topics include: types of trees, wildlife benefits, genetic improvements, and proper establishment of new trees. This landowner workshop is free, but registration is required by October 21. Rain-out date is November 2. For more information call Matt at (334) 725-0034.

October 26...Lee County 11 AM - Noon.
A Brief Overview of U.S. Timberland Investments at Auburn University, SFWS Room 1101. Speaker: Richard Hall, Forest Investment Associates. Refreshments served. Contact Brian Via at (334) 844-1088 or bkv0003@auburn.edu. Richard gave a Timber Market Report at the 2016 AFOA Annual Meeting.

October 26...Online 12 Noon CT.
The Biology, Diagnosis, Epidemiology, and Management of Oak Wilt in the Southeastern U.S. This webinar will instruct attendees "how to identify oak wilt (and distinguish it from similar oak maladies) and what to do once it's infected a tree. Management options, including chemical, will be covered." Contact Bill Hubbard at (706) 340-5070.

October 26...Hattiesburg, Mississippi 1 - 3 PM.
Public Meeting on the Black Pinesnake at Forrest County Extension Office, 952 Sullivan Drive. “A public meeting will be held for private forest landowners who would like additional information, or have questions about how the 4(d) ruling could impact their future forest management activities. Speakers will be from the USFWS office in Jackson, MS. Topics will include identification characteristics of the black pinesnake, and how this listing might impact forest management activities on private land.” Call Forrest County Extension at (601) 545-6083.

October 26...Webinar 1 PM CT.
Buying Seed: Not a Leap of Faith. This webinar "will discusses the physical, physiological, health, and genetic qualities that determine seed quality. In addition, we will explore what it means to purchase certified seed and how it ensures seed quality. We will also look at various ways to calculate seeding rates." For more information email Holli at holli.kuykendall@gnb.usda.gov.

October 27...Cleburne County 8 AM.
North Region Forestry Field Day/Landowner Tour at Jimmy and Sue Jimmerson’s Farm, 30544 County Road 49, Fruithurst. Topics include: Managing Your Timber, Archeological Sites on Your Property, Permanent Stream Crossings, and Prescribed Burning in Hardwood. PLM and CFE points available. Lunch provided. Contact Cindy Beam at (256) 463-2620 or ckb0010@aces.edu.

 

> November 2016

November 1-2...Fort Pierce, Florida.
Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference at Indian River Research and Education Center, 2199 South Rock Road. Fee: $75; $10 discount if paid by October 10. Lunch included. Contact Jose Perez at (352) 294-1692 or joseperezoro@ufl.edu.

November 1-4...Savannah, Georgia.
Biennial Longleaf Conference at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront. This year's theme is Growing a Legacy: A working forest for the long run. Fee: $515; $50 discount if paid by September 26. Contact Carol Denhof at (678) 595-6405 or carol@longleafalliance.org.

November 2-6...Madison, Wisconsin.
Society of American Foresters (SAF) National Convention. Fee: $TBD. Contact SAF at 1-866-897-8720 or membership@safnet.org.

November 4...Talladega County 9 AM - 1 PM.
Fall Forestry Field Day/Landowner Tour on the Jim Cassidy property in Munford. Topics include: timber sales, recreation mgmt., wildlife mgmt., food plots, prescribed burning, longleaf mgmt., timber stand improvement, and streamside management zones. BBQ lunch provided. Pre-register by October 28. For more info call Thomas McDaniel at (205) 669-5121.

November 5-6...Marion County.
Alabama Adult Trappers Education Workshop passes on the historical aspects of trapping, biological information concerning furbearers and furbearer management, and allows students to learn the proper techniques that include the use of trapping as a sound wildlife management tool. Fee: $TBD. Contact Mike Sievering at (205) 339-5716 or mike.sievering@dcnr.alabama.gov.

November 7-10...Newton, Georgia.
Ecological Forestry Workshop at Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, 3988 Jones Center Drive. This program is designed as an alternative to production oriented silviculture and focuses more on management of natural areas and multiple use properties. Fee: $430; meal and lodging included. Contact Jessica McCorvey at (229) 734-4706 or jessica.mccorvey@jonesctr.org.

November 9...Lee County 11 AM - Noon.
Coyote Predation on Fawns in the Southeast at Auburn University, School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences (SFWS), Room 1101. Speaker: William Gulsby, SFWS. Refreshments served. Contact Brian Via at (334) 844-1088 or bkv0003@auburn.edu.

November 9...Online 12 PM Noon CT.
Fire Retardant-Treated Wood: The Basics Webinar. Tell your builder and architect friends about this webinar. Email any questions to Karen Droste at karen@woodworks.org.

November 10...Cleveland, Mississippi 6 PM.
Mid Delta Forest Woodland and Wildlife Association Meeting at the Bolivar County Extension Office. Dr. Stephen Dicke will present “Tax Talk”. Contact Laura Giaccaglia at (662) 843-8362 or l.j.giaccaglia@msstate.edu.

November 12...Lee County 8 AM.
Horse Ownership Resources, Skills, & Education for Youth at the Horse Unit & Beef Teaching Unit, Auburn University. Activities include: Trailer safety, Buying/Leasing Your Next Horse, Horse Judging, Digestive Tract Problems, and Trail & Exercise Physiology. Fee: $20. Contact Dr. Betsy Wagner at (334) 844-7503 or elw0001@auburn.edu.

November 16...Autauga County 9 AM - 1 PM.
Farm Safety Day at R. H. Kirkpatrick Agriculture Pavilion, Autaugaville. Sixth grade students. Bring a sack lunch. Fee: A canned food item. Call Autauga Extension Office at (334) 361-7273.

November 16...Elmore County 12 PM.
PALS (People Against A Littered State) Governor's Awards at Marriott at Capitol Hill, Prattville. Call Alabama PALS at (334) 263-7737. Click here to watch Margaret McElroy, State Adopt-A-Mile Coordinator, speak at the 2015 AFOA Annual Meeting.

November 17...Autauga County 8 AM - 2 PM.
Fall Landowner Tour at Bubba Phillips Property 1410 Fair Place Road, Prattville or GPS coord.: 32.390422, -86.540451 Topics include: Wood duck mgmt., Forest Stewardship planning, Honey Bee mgmt., Benefit of bats, Pond mgmt., and Swamp & Cabin tour. Fee: $15; lunch provided. Pre-register with Autauga Forestry & Wildlife Stewardship Council at (334) 365-5124.

November 17...Online 12 Noon CT.
Heterobasidion (aka Annosum or Fomes) Root Disease of Pines in the South. "This webinar will cover Heterobasidion Root Disease (HRD) identification, biology, and management on pines in the southeastern U.S." Contact Bill Hubbard at (706) 340-5070.

 

> December 2016

December 2-4...Franklin County.
Alabama Youth Trappers Education Workshop in Redbay passes on the historical aspects of trapping, biological information concerning furbearers and furbearer management, and allows students to learn the proper techniques that include the use of trapping as a sound wildlife management tool. Fee: $TBD. Contact Mike Sievering at (205) 339-5716 or mike.sievering@dcnr.alabama.gov. This same course takes place on the same days in Greenville in Butler County as well.

December 8...Atlanta, Georgia 7:50 AM - 3 PM ET.
Investing in Timberland and Timber REITs at Georgia Tech Global Learning Center. This course details the operations, performance, market risks, and costs associated with timberland investment vehicles. Speakers: Dr. Brooks Mendell and Amanda H. Lang. Fee: $680. Contact Heather Clark at (770) 725-8447 or hclark@forisk.com.

December 10-11...Mobile County.
Alabama Youth Trappers Education Workshop in Citronelle passes on the historical aspects of trapping, biological information concerning furbearers and furbearer management, and allows students to learn the proper techniques that include the use of trapping as a sound wildlife management tool. Fee: $TBD. Contact Mike Sievering at (205) 339-5716 or mike.sievering@dcnr.alabama.gov.

December 14...Online 12 PM Noon CT.
The First Cross Laminated Timber School in the US: A Builder’s Perspective Webinar. Tell your builder and architect friends about this webinar. Email any questions to Karen Droste at karen@woodworks.org.

December 16-18...Geneva County.
Alabama Youth Trappers Education Workshop passes on the historical aspects of trapping, biological information concerning furbearers and furbearer management, and allows students to learn the proper techniques that include the use of trapping as a sound wildlife management tool. Fee: $TBD. Contact Mike Sievering at (205) 339-5716 or mike.sievering@dcnr.alabama.gov.

 

> March 2017

March 1-3...Amelia Island, Florida.
Timberland Investment Conference at The Ritz-Carlton. Fee: $TBD. Contact Bob Izlar at (706) 542-6819 or bizlar@uga.edu.

 

> May 2017

May 30 - June 2...Asheville, North Carolina.
National Forest Landowners Conference at The Omni Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Avenue. Contact Forest Landowners Association at 1-800-325-2954 or info@forestlandowners.com.

 

> June 2017

June 14-16...Atlanta, Georgia.
Southern Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition at Georgia World Congress Center. EXPO showcases the latest products and services for the wood products industry. Fee: $20. Contact Eric Gee at (504) 443-4464x3 or egee@sfpa.org.


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