Up Coming Meetings & Deadlines

NRCS has announced a single sign up for the 2015 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)  for all Georgia producers who wish to apply for financial assistance should sign up by December 19, 2014.

For more information, please contact your local NRCS office or visit the link below. http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/ga/programs/financial/eqip/

Also watch the short video about the Longleaf Pine:

http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/ga/programs/landscape/?cid=stelprdb1193601

 

November 1, 2014

2nd Annual Stockton Sawmill Days  9 AM to 4 PM

Baldwin County Bicentennial Park 51233 Hwy. 225, Stockton, AL  36579 Step back in time as Stockton celebrates its history and heritage as a sawmill town.  Draft animals pulling logs; professional lumberjacks demonstrating log-rolling, pole-climbing, crosscut sawing, & boom-walking.  Demonstrations including basket making, horseshoeing, syrup making, churn butter, food, hayrides and many many more activities. This is a good opportunity to show young children how things were done before new age technology. For more information please contact: Lynn Bozone,  lbozone0@gmail.com    251-937-3738 Website:   www.stocktonsawmilldays.org   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: http://www.forestlandowners.com/events/event_details.asp?id=462053&group= or contact The Forest Landowners Association (800) 325-2954     International Forest Company 800-633-4506     Paper is a biodegradable, renewable, sustainable   product made from trees. Growing and harvesting trees provides jobs  for millions of men and women, and managed forests are good for the environment, providing clean  air, clean water, wildlife habitat and carbon storage.

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