Upcoming Forestry Events in the Southeast

The National Wildlife Federation, Fort Valley State University Cooperative Extension Program and the Landowners Initiative for Forestry Education (LIFE ) have partnered to host a landowners’ workshop titled, “Managing Your Land for Profit”.

This event, which will target small, minority and limited resource forest landowners and be held on March 8, 2011 in Americus, Georgia at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.

Session Topics will include:

-Hunting Leases
-Wills and Estate Planning
-Timber Management and Marketing
-Timber Sales for Maximizing Profits
-Cost Share Programs for Landowners
-Land Surveying and Property Boundary Lines

The goal of the workshop is to educate landowners about management strategies that will maximize forest productivity. A range of topics, including Longleaf Pine restoration and compatible income opportunities, will also be discussed.

To register for the event, e-mail Maureen Lucas at FVSU. complete contact information can be found on the March 8 Land Management Workshop Flyer.

NWF is also planning additional forest landowners’ workshops and field days throughout the year in Georgia. Future events including schedules and locations, will be posted on our website.

These activities are made possible with the generous support of the Sapelo Foundation and the Ford Foundation.