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Forest Stewardship Workshop : Sell Your Timber for What it’s Worth – May 25

May 25, 2017 9:00 am– 2:00 pm ET UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL,32351 Join us to learn the necessary steps to get the best return on your timber investment and meet your forest management objectives. This workshop will cover local timber markets, the guidelines timberland owners should follow …

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Florida Forest Service Releases Fire Information App

On February 20, 2017 Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service announced the release of “FLBurnTools,” a new mobile app to inform the public about drought, wildfire danger and wildfire activity. Prescribed burn practitioners can also use the app to plan and submit authorization requests. The “FLBurnTools” app is now …

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Advanced Forest Site Prep Herbicide Workshop July 13

9 am to 2 pm, July 13, 2016 Eastern 4 FL CEUs, 3.5 CFEs University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL 32351 AGENDA 8:15 Meet and Greet, coffee 9:00 Welcome, Pat Minogue, R.F.,  Associate Professor of Silviculture 9:10  Advanced herbicide site preparation for pine plantation management. (50 minutes) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/18/advanced-forest-site-prep-herbicide-workshop-july-13/

Forest Service offering Cogongrass Control Cost-Share Program

Cogongrass infestations negatively affect tree growth, wildlife habitat, and property values. Photo credit: C. Evans, UGA The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced on April 20, 2016 that the Florida Forest Service is now accepting applications for the Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program. Applications for the program will be accepted through July 29, 2016. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/30/forest-service-offering-cogongrass-control-cost-share-program/

Florida’s Forest Stewardship: Integrate Wildlife and Forestry Workshop October 15

October 15, 2015 – 8:30 am–3:30 pm ET Dixie Plantation 1583 Livingston Rd, Greenville, FL 32331 Wildlife and timber are important objectives for many forest landowners. Integrating forestry and wildlife management starts with setting realistic timber, wildlife and economic objectives;and a long-term management plan that addresses the management strategies to meet them. This workshop will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/09/19/floridas-forest-stewardship-integrate-wildlife-and-forestry-workshop-october-15/

Forest Stewardship Property Tour April 23

Agenda: Thursday, April 23, 2015. Sign in, meet and greet at 9:00 AM Eastern. Adjourn after lunch. Tour: Spring Canyon LLC is a beautiful 100-acre property owned by Helen and Tom Roth. The property is home to steephead ravines and longleaf pine-wire grass sandhills. This will be a moderately strenuous hike on some steep terrain, …

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Forest Certification Workshops January 9 & 23

Forest Certification: Forests, Labels, Mills, & More 2 dates and 2 locations: January 9, 2014 – 9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office, Marianna, FL January, 23 2014 (RESCHEDULED) – 9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Walton County Extension Office, DeFuniak Springs, FL Consumers are increasingly concerned about the origins of the products they buy and …

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Forest Certification Workshops December 11 & January 9

Forest Certification: Forests, Labels, Mills & More 2 dates and locations: December 11, 2013 9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Walton County Extension Office, DeFuniak Springs, FL January 9, 2014 9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office, Marianna, FL Voluntary participation in forest certification programs is growing in Southeastern United States. The University of Florida IFAS …

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Forest Stewardship Tree Farm Tours – November 7,14, & 21

George Owens, Chipley, will be hosting one of three Tree Farm Tours in November. Suwanee County – November 7, 2013 Tree Farm Tour at Adventure Plantation Property of Jeff and Melody Scott, 2013 Florida Tree Farmers of the Year 9 am to 1 pm, Eastern Time Jeff and Melody received the Florida Tree Farmers of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/18/forest-stewardship-tree-farm-tours-november-714-21/

Forest Certification Workshop October 17

Forestry and Natural Resource Professionals, Voluntary participation in forest certification programs is growing in Southeastern United States. Forest managers and forest industry representatives need access to current information on these programs. To meet this need, the University of Florida IFAS is organizing and hosting a one-day workshop for foresters, managers of wood using mills, wood …

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