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  • Last Update: 05/05/2016
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> May 2016

May 5...Iuka, Mississippi 8:30 AM - 1 PM.
Tree Identification Workshop at Tishomingo County Extension Office, 238 Kaki Street. Wear appropriate outdoors clothes and insect repellent. Fee: $20; lunch included. Call Zach Yow at (662) 432-7016.

May 6...Mobile County 8 AM - 1:45 PM.
Forestry Field Day southwest of Mobile. Topics include: Threatened species, Pine Straw Management, Herbicide Calibration, Trapping Nuisance Wildlife, and more. Lunch provided. Contact Soil & Water Conservation Office at (251) 441-6505x3.

May 7...Marshall County 6 PM.
Wild Game Cook-Off in Guntersville. Location details to be determined. Attend the cook-off and enjoy live music, door prizes, youth activities, and sample wild game recipes. Fee: $40; Youth 15 and under free. Call the Alabama Wildlife Federation at 1-800-822-9453.

May 11...Macon County.
Progressive Agriculture Safety Day (Kids Only) at Tuskegee Public School, Tuskegee. Fifth grade students. Contact Millicent Braxton at (334) 727-0340 or mbraxton@mytu.tuskegee.edu.

May 11...Online 11 AM - Noon CT.
An Approach to Pruning Webinar will show you practical strategies to increase long-term tree survival. Speaker: Dr. Ed Gilman, Environmental Horticulture Department, University of Florida. For more information email Bethany Unger at bethanyquinnunger@gmail.com.

May 12...Lee County 1 - 4 PM.
Best Management Practices (BMP) Trail Retirement Demonstration at the Mary Olive Thomas Demonstration Forest, Moores Mill Road, Auburn. Hubert Boatwright will demonstrate skid trail retirement techniques in a recent harvest area. Subject to cancelation due to weather conditions. Contact Mathew Smidt at (334) 844-1038 or smidtmf@auburn@edu.

May 12...Walker County 6 PM.
Alabama Forestry Association Jasper Area Regional Reception at Musgrove Country Club, 916 Country Club Road, Jasper. Contact Liz Chambers at (334) 481-2135 or lchambers@alaforestry.org.

May 14...Elmore County 5 PM.
Wild Game Cook-Off at Lake Martin Amphitheater, Eclectic. Attend the cook-off and enjoy live music, door prizes, youth activities, and sample wild game recipes. Fee: $40; Youth 15 and under free. Call the Alabama Wildlife Federation at 1-800-822-9453.

Canceled...See May 17-19   May 16-18....Fort Stewart, Georgia.
Longleaf Academy: Longleaf 101 topics will include: Use of fire in longleaf, Stand management, Understory restoration, and more. Fee: $TBD. Contact Casey White at (334) 427-1029 or office@longleafalliance.org.

May 17...Batesville, Mississippi 8:30 AM - 2 PM.
Understanding Global Positioning System (GPS) Landowner Workshop at Cliff Finch Office Building, 245-C Eureka Street. Topics include: Sources of Error, Waypoints, Marking, Navigation Routes, Tracks, and Determining Area by Walking Perimeter. Dress for the outdoors. Fee: $33; lunch included. Call Judd Gentry at (662) 563-6260.

May 17...Limestone County 5:30 PM.
Wild Game Cook-Off at Canebrake Club, Athens. Attend the cook-off and enjoy live music, door prizes, youth activities, and sample wild game recipes. Fee: $35; Youth 15 and under free. Call the Alabama Wildlife Federation at 1-800-822-9453.

May 17-19...Baxley, Georgia.
Herbicides and Longleaf 201 at Plant Hatch Recreational Building, 11028 Hatch Parkway (classroom) and Moody Forest (field). This course will help you select herbicides for ecological restoration: rates, timing, active ingredients, calibration, equipment, safety, surfactants, and application methods that target weed species while minimizing impact to desired species. Fee: $150; includes lunch Tuesday and Wednesday. Contact Casey White at (334) 427-1029 or office@longleafalliance.org.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

May 18...Nationwide 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM (Central Time).
CAPITAL IDEAS -- LIVE!
News Conference for Forest Owners.

This 30 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: May 18, 2016 CI -- Live!
Click Here for Index to Past Conferences.

May18-19...Gainesville, Florida.
Annual Spring Symposium on Advances in Southern Pine Silviculture at The Learning Center, 10625 NE Waldo Road. Fee: $175; includes breakfast, lunch, BBQ dinner, and social. Contact Chris Demers at (352) 846-2375 or cdemers@ufl.edu.

May 19...Blount County 9 AM.
Natural Resources Planning Committee Meeting at USDA Conference Room, 55545 US Hwy 231, Oneonta. Landowners welcome to attend. Contact Merry Gaines at (205) 274-2363x3 or merry.gaines@al.usda.gov.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

May 19...Tuscaloosa County 6 PM.
Dinner and Discussion
at JamisonMoneyFarmer PC Office, 2200 Jack Warner Parkway, Suite 300, Tuscaloosa. Enjoy a BBQ dinner, listen to the May Capital Ideas -- Live! News Conference for Forest Owners, and argue about the issues with other landowners afterwards. Dinner at 6 PM with 30 minute program starting about 6:45 PM. Fee: $7. To attend, RSVP Beth Crocker at (205) 366-4009 or bcrocker@jmf.com.

 


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

May
19...Jefferson County 6 PM.
Dinner and Discussion
at Ameriprise Financial, 1500 Urban Center Drive, Vestavia (Liberty Park). Come enjoy dinner, listen to AFOA’s May News Conference, and argue about the issues with other landowners. Dinner (probably BBQ) at 6 PM with 30 minute program starting about 6:45 PM. Fee: Somewhere between $9 and $11. Very limited seating. No Walk-ins. To attend you must RSVP AFOA at (205) 987-8811 or rll@afoa.org.

May 20...Washington County 8:30 AM - 1 PM.
Forestry Field Day at Spring Hill Baptist Church, 898 Carpenter Road, Chatom. Field tour will be on Susan Turner’s Property. Topics include: Benefits of prescribed fire, Live fire demo (weather permitting), Steps to conduct a prescribed burn, and more. No Fee. Lunch provided. Call Drema Trammell at (251) 847-6041.

May 20-21...Shelby County.
Southern Region Landowner Conference at The Alabama 4H Center, 892 4-H Road, Columbiana. Field Tours, Panel discussions with forest industry leaders, breakout sessions for private forest landowners, and a banquet celebrating the American Tree Farm System will all be included. Contact Leigh Peters at (334) 796-7663 or lpeters@alaforestry.org.

May 23...Clarksdale, Mississippi 8 AM - 3:15 PM.
Proactive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Management at Coahoma County Extension Office, 503 East Second Street. Topics include: EAB detection, Managing alternative species, Logging logistics, Ash timber outlook, Insecticide options, and more. Fee: $40; lunch included. Call Laura Giaccaglia at (662) 843-8361.

May 26...Geneva County 10 AM.
Alabama Clean Water Partnership (ACWP) Choctawhatchee-Pea-Yellow Rivers Meeting at Geneva County Farm Center, 2765 East State Highway 52, Hartford. Keith Owen with Jager Pro will provide information on Wild Swine Control to help protect land and water quality. He will highlight several local farms that participate in their effective capture system. Contact Lisa Harris at (334) 301-9603 or lisaharris@centurytel.net. Editor’s Note: Folks who own forestland in CWP basins should stay aware of the happenings at these stakeholder meetings.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

May 26
...DeKalb County 6 PM.
Dinner and Discussion at Western Sizzlin, 1114 Glenn Boulevard SW, Fort Payne. Enjoy sandwiches and salads, listen to the May CI -- Live! News Conference for Forest Owners, and argue about the issues with other landowners afterwards. Dutch Treat dinner at 6 PM with 30 minute program starting about 6:45 PM. To attend, RSVP Susan Dooley at (256) 997-6713 or spdooley@hotmail.com.
 

May 27 - June 14...Sweden and Norway.
Scandinavian Forestry Tour will focus on private forestry and the role of woodland owner cooperatives. Meet private woodland owners, tour tree farms, see harvesting equipment in action, visit forestry companies, sawmills, forestry museums, and more. Deadline for reservations is October 1, 2015. Cost estimate: $5,100-5,500. Contact Oregon Woodland Cooperative at 1-888-800-1192 or owc@owco-op.com.

May 31 - June 3...Orlando, Florida.
National Conference of Private Forest Landowners at Marriott Orlando World Center. Fee: $650. Contact Forest Landowners Association at 1-800-325-2954 or info@forestlandowners.com.

 

> June 2016

June 4...Tallapoosa County 8:30 AM.
Landowner Field Day at Jerry Brown's Property, 1030 Saxon Road, Goodwater. The tour will feature forestry and wildlife management practices with three guest speakers. Catfish Fry lunch. Call Tallapoosa County Extension Service at (256) 825-1050.

June 8-10....Milton, Florida.
Longleaf Academy: Longleaf 101 at Coldwater Gardens, 7009 Creek Stone Road. 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.

June 8...Webinar Noon CT.
Preserving Family Wealth: Why Plans Fail and How to Fix Them presented by The Family Business Consulting Group (FBCG). Fee: $129. Call FBCG at 1-866-872-5840.

June 9...Batesville, Mississippi 8:45 AM - Noon.
Hardwood Plantation Management Workshop consists of a field tour through privately managed hardwood forest sites. Wear outdoors appropriate clothing. Fee: $25. Call the Tallahatchie County Extension Office at (662) 647-8746.

June 11...Mobile County 2 - 5 PM.
Mineral and Alternative Energy Rights for the Landowner Session at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza hotel in Mobile. This session is part of the Association of Consulting Foresters National Conference. This one session is being offered complimentary to landowners. The course will be taught by Gee Ogletree, Jr., Jeff Trotter, and Ashley Harris ~ Adams and Reese LLP. Register by contacting Jon at (703) 548-0990 or jon@acf-foresters.org.

June 11-12...Talladega County.
Women’s Handgun Preparedness Workshop at the Civilian Markmanship Program facility, 4387 Turner Mill Road, Talladega. Fee: $50; Saturday lunch included. Contact Marisa Futral at 1-800-245-2740 or marisa.futral@dcnr.alabama.gov.

June 12-15...Starkville, Mississippi.
Wildlife Recreation Residential Camp for rising 6 - 12th graders. Hands-on learning about wildlife and outdoor recreational opportunities, including fishing, archery, and canoeing. This residential camp also offers the option for certification in Hunter Education. Fee: $325; includes food and lodging. Contact Diane Weeks at (662) 325-3174 or d.d.weeks@msstate.edu or register online.

June 14 & 16...Coffeeville, Mississippi.
Ties to the Land: Your Family Forest Heritage at Yalobusha County Multipurpose Building, 18025 Hwy 7. Are you concerned about: Your land not receiving adequate care due to lack of interest from the younger generation, Handing land over to family members with financial or other problems, The reality that your land will someday be owned by the next generation, or Estate planning preparations. This is a two session workshop from 6:30 PM to roughly 9:15 PM both days. Fee: $50; discount for couples. Call Kyle Jeffreys at (662) 675-2730.

June 16-17...Lauderdale County.
Wildlife School for Landowners at Joe Wheeler State Park, 4403 McLean Drive, Rogersville. Topics include: Managing hardwoods in bottom/wetlands, moist soil management, waterfowl ID, beaver control, and more. CFE points available. Fee: $40; $5 discount if paid by June 1. Contact Katherine Patton at (205) 384-0606x101 or kpattonwalkersoil@gmail.com.

June 23...Shiloh, Tennessee 5:30 PM.
Tennessee Forestry Association (TFA) West Regional Meeting at Hagys Catfish Hotel Restaurant, 1140 Hagy Lane. Topic: Forest Health. All the catfish, chicken, country ham, and fixins you can eat. Speaker: Heather Slayton, Tennessee Division of Forestry. Fee: $25. Contact Dana Howard at (615) 883-3832 or dhoward@tnforestry.com.

June 26-July 1...Lee County.
Forestry Camp on Auburn University Campus. Open to high school 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: $650. Two partial scholarships available. Contact Dr. Becky Barlow at (334) 844-1019 or rjb0003@auburn.edu.

 

> July 2016

July 7 & 14...Senatobia, Mississippi 5:30 - 8:30 PM.
Ties to the Land: Your Family Forest Heritage at Tate County Extension Office, #1 French’s Alley. Topics include: Steps to Succession Planning, Goals for Family Forests, Heir’s Interest, Legal Considerations, Financial Impacts of Ownership Transfers, and more. Fee: $55; $85 per couple. Call Tara Ferguson at (662) 562-4274.

July 11-14...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 15-17...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 18...DeKalb County 8 AM.
Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Re-certification Workshop at Sand Mountain Research & Extension Center, 13112 Alabama Highway 68, Crossville. Instructor: John Stivers. Fee: $75. Limited seating. For more info call John at (334) 253-2139. Attendees must register at: http://classes.forestry.alabama.gov/cpbmclasses.aspx   Select the Re-Certify option.
 

July 19-22...DeKalb County.
Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Certification Course at Sand Mountain Research & Extension Center, 13112 Alabama Highway 68, Crossville. Instructor: John Stivers. Fee: $125. Limited seating. For more info call John at (334) 253-2139. Attendees must register at: http://classes.forestry.alabama.gov/cpbmclasses.aspx  Select the Certify option.
 


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

July 20...Nationwide 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM (Central Time).
CAPITAL IDEAS -- LIVE!
News Conference for Forest Owners.

This 30 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: July 20, 2016 CI -- Live!
Click Here for Index to Past Conferences.

 


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

July
21...Shelby County 6 PM.
Dinner and Discussion
at Nino's Italian Restaurant, 2698 Pelham Parkway, Pelham. Come enjoy dinner, listen to AFOA’s July News Conference, and argue about the issues with other landowners. Dutch Treat dinner at 6 PM with 30 minute program starting at 6:45 PM. Limited seating. To attend RSVP AFOA at (205) 987-8811 or rll@afoa.org.

July 21-22...Athens, Georgia.
Introduction to ArcGIS at Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, Room 1-201, 1197 S Lumpkin Street. Attendees should have taken a basic GIS course or have some familiarity with GIS prior to this course. Fee: $295. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu.

July 26-27...Athens, Georgia.
Wildlife Management at Flinchum’s Phoenix, Whitehall Forest, 650 Phoenix Drive. This course will focus on wildlife-habitat management techniques for three primary game species in the Southeast — white-tailed deer, wild turkey, and bobwhite quail. Fee: $296; $51 discount if paid by July 5. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu.

 

> August 2016

August 4...Autauga County 12 - 1 PM.
Protecting your Property from Wildfires at 2175 Cobbs Ford Road, Prattville. Presenter: Brigetta Giles, Autauga County Forester. Bring a sack lunch. Drinks provided. Call Mallory Kelley at (334) 361-7273.

August 6...Elmore County 6 PM.
Wild Game Cook-Off Finals at the Alabama Wildlife Federation Headquarters, 3050 Lanark Road, Millbrook. Attend the cook-off and enjoy live music, door prizes, youth activities, and sample wild game recipes. Fee: $TBD; Youth 15 and under free. Call the Alabama Wildlife Federation at 1-800-822-9453.

August 8...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: $75. Limited seating. For more info call John at (334) 253-2139. Attendees must register at: http://classes.forestry.alabama.gov/cpbmclasses.aspx   Select the Re-Certify option.

August 9-12...Lee County.
Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Certification Course at Auburn Unversity Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Building, 602 Duncan Drive, Auburn. Instructor: John Stivers. Fee: $125. Limited seating. For more info call John at (334) 253-2139. Attendees must register at: http://classes.forestry.alabama.gov/cpbmclasses.aspx   Select the Certify option.

August 13...Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
The Southern Christmas Tree Conference at Gulf Hills Hotel & Conference Center. This conference is for established growers and landowners considering growing Christmas trees. Fee: $TBD. Contact Michael Buchart at (225) 505-6335 or sctaes@gmail.com.

August 26-27...Starkville, Mississippi.
Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show. Longest-running live logging/biomass event in the country and only such venue located in the heart of the South's forest industry. Fee: $20; $5 discount for advance registration. For additional information call (662) 325-2191.

August 30-September 1...Amelia Island, Florida.
Florida Forestry Association (FFA) Annual Meeting at the Omni at Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Fee: $TBD. Call FFA at (850) 222-5646.

 

> September 2016

September 1...Lee County 8 AM - 4 PM.
Alabama Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting at Auburn University, School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Building, Room 1101. Theme: "As a burner, are you a good neighbor?" Fee: $45; lunch included. Contact John Stivers at (706) 773-5749 or rxburning@aol.com.

September 2...Online 1 PM CT.
Snake Identification Webinar. Learn tips to help you distinguish venomous and nonvenomous snakes. Contact Kenneth Creel at (256) 532-1578 or creelkw@aces.edu.

September 7-9...Baldwin County.
Alabama Water Resources Conference & Symposium at Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach. Fee: $TBD. For more information call (334) 844-5100.

September 12...Barbour County 8 AM.
Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Re-certification Workshop at Wallace Community College, Sparks Campus, 3235 South Eufaula Avenue, Eufaula. Instructor: John Stivers. Fee: $75. Limited seating. For more info call John at (334) 253-2139. Attendees must register at: http://classes.forestry.alabama.gov/cpbmclasses.aspx   Select the Re-Certify option.

September 13-16...Barbour County.
Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Certification Course at Wallace Community College, Sparks Campus, 3235 South Eufaula Avenue, Eufaula. Instructor: John Stivers. Fee: $125. Limited seating. For more info call John at (334) 253-2139. Attendees must register at: http://classes.forestry.alabama.gov/cpbmclasses.aspx  Select the Certify option.

September 14-15...Martinez, Georgia.
Conservation Easements for Forest Landowners and their Advisors at Grand Rapids Ballroom, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road. Fee: $295; $50 discount if paid by August 24. Lunch included. Contact Ingvar Elle at (706) 583-0566 or ielle@warnell.uga.edu. Editor’s Note: Be especially wary when signing away property development rights. If you are considering placing a conservation easement on your forestland, you may want to read Attorney calls easements a ‘government land grab.’

September 15...Tallapoosa County 8 AM - 12 PM.
Private Pesticide Applicator Training Class at the Tallapoosa County Extension Office, Dadeville. One of the most useful aspects of this class for landowners may be learning how to calibrate a backpack sprayer. Fee: $45; $20 for training and $25 for licensing. Call Tallapoosa County Extension at (256) 825-1050.

September 19...Covington, Georgia.
Women in the Outdoors at Georgia FFA Center, 720 FFA-FHA Camp Road. Women in the Outdoors events are designed just for women using expert instructors. Fee: $TBD. Contact Dee Lowrey at (678) 936-4314 or dee_lowrey@yahoo.com.

September 19-20...Cullman County.
Women Owning Woodlands Workshop at North Alabama Agriplex Heritage Center, 1714 Tally Ho Street SW, Cullman. Topics will include: Goal setting, Management for Wildlife, Timber Management, Non-Timber Forest Products, Hands-on Field Tour, and Forest Measurements. Contact Dr. Becky Barlow at (334) 844-1019 or rjb0003@auburn.edu.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

September 21...Nationwide 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM (Central Time).
CAPITAL IDEAS -- LIVE!
News Conference for Forest Owners.

This 30 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: September 21, 2016 CI -- Live!
Click Here for Index to Past Conferences.

September 21-23....Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
Tennessee Forestry Association Annual Meeting at Margaritaville, 131 The Island Drive. Fee: $TBD. Contact Dana Howard at (615) 883-3832 or dhoward@tnforestry.com.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

September
22...Jefferson/Shelby County 6 PM.
Dinner and Discussion
location has not been determined yet. Come enjoy dinner, listen to AFOA’s September News Conference, and argue about the issues with other landowners. Dutch Treat dinner at 6 PM with 30 minute program starting at 6:45 PM. Limited seating. Walk-ins may not have a seat. To attend RSVP AFOA at (205) 987-8811 or rll@afoa.org.

 

> October 2016

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 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 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. Contact Heather Clark at (770) 725-8447 or hclark@forisk.com.

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: $10. Call (229) 985-1968 for more information.

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. Call the Tall Timbers Research Station at (850) 893-4153.

 

> November 2016

November 1-4...Savannah, Georgia.
Biennial Longleaf Conference whose theme is Growing a Legacy: A working forest for the long run. Fee: $TBD. Contact Carol Denhof at (678) 595-6405 or carol@longleafalliance.org.


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

November 16...Nationwide 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM (Central Time).
CAPITAL IDEAS -- LIVE!
News Conference for Forest Owners.

This 30 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 16, 2016 CI -- Live!
Click Here for Index to Past Conferences.

 


AFOA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

November 17
...Jefferson/Shelby County 6 PM.
Dinner and Discussion
location has not been determined yet. Come enjoy dinner, listen to AFOA’s November News Conference, and argue about the issues with other landowners. Dutch Treat dinner at 6 PM with 30 minute program starting at 6:45 PM. Limited seating. Walk-ins may not have a seat. To attend RSVP AFOA at (205) 987-8811 or rll@afoa.org.

 

> December 2016

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.

 

> 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.

 

> 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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