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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 when planning and conducting a timber sale, forest certification opportunities, and other income options.

Tentative Agenda:

  • 9:00 am Sign-in, meet and greet
  • 9:30 Welcome and introduction: start with your plan & greenbelt, Chris Demers and D.J. Wiggins, FAMU Extension Service
  • 9:45 Timber markets of this region, Michael Dooner, Southern Forestry Consultants
  • 10:30 Break
  • 10:45 Selling your timber for what it’s worth, Michael Dooner, Southern Forestry Consultants
  • 12:00 pm Lunch
  • 1:00 Get your forest certified, Chris Demers, UF/IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation
  • 1:30 Wildlife Income Opportunity: FWC Gopher Tortoise Relocation Program, Eric Seckinger, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • 2:00 Conclusion, evaluations, adjourn

Print out the flyer using the following link Sell Your Timber for What it’s Worth (includes driving directions)

Cost is $10 per person, lunch and materials included. Register on-line at https://fsp-workshop052517.eventbrite.com/. You can also reserve a space by contacting the UF/IFAS NFREC, (850) 875-7100, and pay at the door with cash or check payable to University of Florida. Please share this announcement with others who may be interested.

Funding for Florida’s Forest Stewardship Program is provided by the USDA Forest Service through the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Florida Forest Service, and the Florida Sustainable Forestry Initiative Implementation Committee


Author: Shep Eubanks - bigbuck@ufl.edu

Shep Eubanks is the County Extension Director and Agriculture Agent in Gadsden County.

Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/04/07/forest-stewardship-workshop-sell-your-timber-for-what-its-worth-may-25/