Granite State Division Society of American Foresters Winter Meeting
All are welcome to attend the meeting. Those who fail to pre-register by February 12th may have to seek lunch elsewhere. There will be no refunds after February 12th. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions about registration or have dietary restrictions? Gabe Roxby (603) 224-9945 or email@example.com
8:00 am Registration & Coffee/Continental Breakfast
9:00 am NH Forestry Update: State Forester-Brad Simpkins, Society for the Protection of NH Forests-Jack Savage, Legislative/NHTOA Update-Jasen Stock, Forest Health Update-Kyle Lomard, USFS Research Update-Chris Woodall, WMNF, NH Forester Licensing Board, Project Learning Tree, and others
10:45 am Break
11:00 am Business Meeting: Presentation of Officers, Memorials, Review of 2019 Minutes, 2019 Annual Report, Treasurer's Report & 2020 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 Trends in New Hampshire's Forests
- Forest Carbon: An essential natural solution to climate change. Paul Catanzaro, UMass Extension
- Revised Wetlands Rules and New Forestry Notification Permit. Sandy Crystall, NH DES Wetlands Bureau.
- The Economic Importance of New Hampshire's Forest-Based Economy, 2019 Brad Simpkins and Andy Fast, NHDFL and UNHCE
3:30 pm Certificates and Adjourn and Safe Travels