Up Coming Meetings & Deadlines

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   sgriffin@gfc.state.ga.us

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.



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