11th Annual Sustainable Forestry Conference

Date: April 15, 2015
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. CT
Location: Encore on Central, 748 Central Ave Florence, WI 54121
Contact: Corrin Seaman, UW-Extension, 715-528-4480 ext. 116, corrin.seaman@ces.uwex.edu

This is a multi-state conference aimed primarily at professionals working in the forest products industry.

Agenda

  • 7:30-8 a.m. REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
  • 8:00-8:10 WELCOME—WAYNE PLANT, Lumberjack Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc.
  • 8:10-9:10 FOREST PRODUCTS UTILIZATION & MARKETING: INDUSTRY UPDATES-SCOTT LYON, WDNR SAWMILL TRENDS–COLLIN BUNTROCK, WDNR
  • 9:10-10:10 FORESTRY ADVISORY COUNCILS— WI–HENRY SCHIENEBECK & JANE SEVERT, WI Council on Forestry MI– BILL O’NEILL & J.R. RICHARDSON, MI Timber Advisory Council
  • 10:10-10:20 BREAK
  • 10:20-11:20 NORTHERN LONG-EARED BATS: FOREST MANAGEMENT & POLICY—TIM SICHMELLER, Wildlife Biologist, West Inc.
  • 11:20-12:20 LYME DISEASE AND COINFECTIONS— REBECCA KEITH, Keith Family Wellness
  • 12:20-1:10 LUNCH
  • 1:10-1:20 VIDEOS
  • 1:20-2:05 RIPARIAN AREAS: TO MANAGE OR NOT—BILL COOK, MSU Extension
  • 2:05-2:50 TOOLS TO INCREASE FOREST RESTORATION ACTIVITIES— JIM BOYD, Timber Staff Officer, USFS
  • 2:50-3:00 BREAK
  • 3:00-3:45 COOP EFFORTS ON NATIONAL FOREST LANDS—JANE SEVERT, Moderator USFS REGION 9 MASTER STEWARDSHIP AGREEMENT—DON PETERSON, Sustainable Resources Institute, Inc. NEW FOREST IMPROVEMENT COLLABORATIVE —MATT DALLMAN, Nature Conservancy RESTORE FOREST SERVICE PROPERTY LINES— Participants can earn SFI continuing educations credits along with CE credits for Certified Foresters.

Pre-registration is required, no walk-in or at-door registrations will be accepted. Event flier with additional registration information at: http://michigansaf.org/Calendar/150416-SFC.pdf Online registration at: http://mcabi.com/sustainable-forestry/ 

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