The details of the Kentucky/Tennessee Society of American Foresters have been announced. The meeting will take place from January 23-25, 2013 at the All Suites Hotel in Jackson, TN. The meeting theme is "Back to the business of Forestry." Please make plans to attend and we hope to see you there!
Early (postmarked by January 10) $90
Fee includes 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner, breaks, and museum tour
5 CFE credits
Make checks payable to "Society of American Foresters"
Mail along with regsitration form to:
Dr. David Mercker
University of Tennessee
605 Airways Blvd.
Jackson, TN 38301
All Suites Hotel
541 Carriage House Dr.
$77/night rooms are reserved until January 10
Wednesday, January 23
5:00 Registration begins
7:00 Executive Committee meeting
Thursday, January 24
6:30 Breakfast (at hotel 6:30 - 7:45)
8:00 Welcome remarks (silent auction begins in Ambassador room)
8:15 Pulp and Paper - where will the growth be? - David Helm, International Paper
9:00 Hardwoods - where will the growth be? - Mark Barford, NHLA
10:00 Pine Sawtimber - where will the growth be? - Marshal Thomas, F&W Forestry Services
10:45 The Forest Certification Chain - Gary Boyd, Greener Options Inc.
11:30 Center for Forest and Wood Certification - Dr. Jeff Stringer, University of Kentucky
12:00 Lunch (at hotel)
1:00 State of the Industry: logging, primary, and secondary - Dr. Adam Taylor, University of Tennessee
1:45 Tennessee BMP Compliance - Dr. Wayne Clatterbuck, University of Tennessee
2:30 Panel discussion on timber sale contracts - Moderator, Jeff Holt, consultant
3:15 Quality Deer Management at Hobart Ames Plantation - Dr. Allan Houston, University of Tennessee
4:00 Free time
4:30 Lounge Opens
5:00 Quiz Bowl and silent auction
6:00 Banquet and Silent Auction ends
6:45 Casey Jones R.R. Museum (after dinner speaker) - Norma Taylor
7:00 Awards - Christopher Reeves, KTSAF Chair
Friday, January 25
7:00 Breakfast (at Casey Jones)
8:00 Tour of Casey Jones R.R. Museum
8:45 Return to motel and check out
9:30 Financial Analysis Review for Forest Management Decisions - Dr. Don Hodges, University of Tennessee
10:45 Business Meeting - Christopher Reeves, KTSAF Chair