CAPITAL IDEAS -- LIVE!
JULY 2020 News Conference for Forest Owners
Produced by the Alabama Forest Owners' Association, Inc.
This Conference was recorded at 10:00 AM Central Time on
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 with a live audience. If you would like to be a
member of the audience on the next program, call (205)
624-2225 to register.
Hayes D. Brown
starting time: (00:00)
Hayes D. Brown, attorney and forest owner, will moderate this news
conference. Hayes' email address is
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Today's issue of Capital Ideas - Live!
is brought to you by
Forester Search, a web resource developed
by the Alabama Forest Owners' Association with the support of the
Bradley/Murphy Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Trust.
a list of Consulting Foresters in your area.
Dr. Robert Tufts
Estate Planning and Timber
Taxes - Education for Landowners
Dr. Robert Tufts is an Attorney and Professor Emeritus in the
Forestry and Wildlife Sciences at Auburn University. Dr. Tufts is a
well-known presence across the state with workshops on the legal or tax
implications of forest ownership. With several events coming up in the next
few months, we asked Dr. Tufts to talk with us briefly about some of the
points he'll be discussing more thoroughly at his workshops.
Events with Dr. Tufts from the
Estate Planning: Zoom meeting; July 21,
Tax and IRS Reporting: Zoom meeting; July 23, August 11, Sept 17
Estate Planning for Landowners:
Zoom meeting; July 30, August 18
Phone: (334) 740-4744
Reflections from a New
Kim Martin, former policy
intern at the
Quality Deer Management Association and newly minted
hunter, wrote an article titled "Why
I decided to Hunt My Own Food." If you hunt on your land,
lease it to hunters, or are simply thinking about how to get the next generation
interested in hunting, we thought Ms. Martin's remarks offer an
Phone: (517) 944-1326
Discount on HuntStand Pro App Available Through AFOA
Lanford Holloway is CEO of
creator of the HuntStand Pro app, which has partnered with AFOA to offer
a 20 percent discount on
This app is comparable to LandGlide and onX Hunt, but at a lower annual fee--even without the AFOA discount. We
think you'll like the nationwide property ownership maps and
boundary line information, as well as the capability of letting your hunters
mark on a shared map their hunting locations to help you stay clear of
active hunting stands. You can mark on a shared map where you plan to be on
your property to help your hunters avoid setting up a hunt that might be
ruined when you arrive.
Discount code: AFOA20 -- case
sensitive -- provides a 20% discount off the normal $24.99 annual
U.S. Policy Unsettling to Tree Planting Contractors
Deb Hawkinson, President of the Forest
statement on the recently announced changes to the H-2B visa
program. We asked her to help us look at the details of this news and what
it means for forest landowners. One person commented on the
AFOA Facebook page: "There are no planting crews to my knowledge
that are not H-2B workers."
For Further Reading:
Forest 2 Market: H-2B Ban to Impact Forest Industry
Why the H-2B Guestworker is Important to the Forest Products Industry
H-2B Letter to Secretaries of State, Labor and Homeland Security
Phone: (202) 296-3937
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