Mark your calendar for October 28-29, 2014
2014 SE Regional Forest Resource Owner and Manager Conference
Rainwater Conference Center, Valdosta, GA
Advancing Timber, Wildlife and Ecological Benefits of GA-FL-AL Forests–providing forest resource owners and managers in these states with leading-edge updates in the areas of Forest Science, Silviculture, Wildlife/Ecology, Policy, Markets & Marketing. Speakers include top experts in their respective fields.
Topics to include: Genetic Potential of Loblolly Pine, Effective site preparation and seedling deployment, Timber stand maintenance, management and protection, Successful Establishment of longleaf regeneration in the Red Hills of GA & FL and many more topics of interest.
Please go to the following web site for more information and registration:
contact The Forest Landowners Association (800) 325-2954
June 10, 2014
Southern Pine Beetle (SPB) Cost Share Program deadline June 16, 2014
Visit the following web link to obtain more information about the cost share program designed to prevent or minimize the impact of the Southern Pine Beetle infestation and to restore a healthy, more beetle resistant forest. Technical assistance will be provided to landowners by the Georgia Forestry Commission foresters.
http://www.gfc.state.ga.us/ click on Forest Management-Cost Share & Incentive
Georgia Forestry Commission
Scott Griffin 770-530-3929 firstname.lastname@example.org
May 19: June 17, 2014
Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Florida Forest Service is now accepting applications for the Longleaf Pine Landowner Incentive Program. The sign-up period is May 19-June 27 and is available for non-industrial private forest landowners.
To obtain an application form, contact a local Florida Forest Service office or visit www.FreshFromFlorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Florida-Forest-Service.
International Forest Company
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