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Granite State Division Society of American Foresters Winter Meeting

Fri, 02/08/2019

8:00am - 4:00pm

Indian Head Resort
664 Route 3
Lincoln, NH 03251

All are welcome to attend the meeting. Those who fail to pre-register by January 28th may have to seek lunch elsewhere. There will be no refunds after January 28th. A soup, salad and sandwich buffet lunch is included for each registered person.

SAF Category 1 - 3.5 CFEs

Questions about the program? Tim Fleury (603) 796-2151 or tim.fleury@unh.edu

Questions about registration or have dietary restrictions? Gabe Roxby (603) 224-9945 or groxby@forestsociety.org

Agenda: 

8:00 am Registration & Coffee/Continental Breakfast

9:00 am NH Forestry Update: State Forester-Brad Simpkins, Society for the Protection of NH Forests-Jane Difley, Legislative/NHTOA Update-Jasen Stock, NH Forester Licensing Board-Don Winsor, Project Learning Tree, WMNF and others.

10:45 am Break

11:00 am Business Meeting: Presentation of Officers, Memorials, Review of 2018 Minutes, 2018 Annual Report, Treasurer's Report & Budget, NESAF Report, SAF Council Report , Resolutions

12:00 pm Lunch & Awards:Tree Farm Awards/Update, Membership Awards, Student Awards, Forester of the Year.

1:30 pm Following the Data: Trends in New Hampshire's Forests

  • Using Geospatial Analysis to Map Forest Change in New Hampshire: 1996  to PresentRuss Congalton and Heather Grybas, University of New Hampshire.
  • Intent To Cut and Report of Cut Data Since 2000. Jonathan Horton, N.H. Division of Forests & Lands.
  • Patterns in Forest Harvesting in New England and New York: Using FIA Data to Evaluate Silvicultural Outcomes.  Mark Ducey and Ethan Belair, University of New Hampshire.
  • New Hampshire’s Town and Community Forests.  Karen Bennett and John Gunn, UNH Cooperative Extension.

3:30 pm Certificates and Adjourn and Safe Travels                  

Cost

See registration link for details.

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