2005 Summer Meeting

Tuesday, June 7
9 am - 12 pm PreConference GIS Workshop
12 pm - 1 pm Lunch (on your own)
1 pm - 4:30 pm PreConference GIS Workshop
6 pm - 10 pm KTSAF Executive Committee Meeting

Wednesday, June 8
8:30 am Blackman Auditorium: Woods Lab - Introduction to the management of Sewanee's Domain - Ken Smith, University of the South
9:00 am Operational experiences in thinning from below commercial harvest - Ben Myers, Studer Management Services
9:30 am Conservation and Working Forest Easements - Ellen Hennessy, Program Director, The Land Trust for Tennessee
10:00 am Break
10:15 am Governor Bredesn's Cumberland Plateau Initiative - Jim Fyke, Commissioner of the TDEC
11:00 am Introduction to field sites - Glen Smalley, Ken Smith, Gene McGee, Richard Winslow
11:30 am Field visit begins: A look at upland hardwood silviculture
4:30 pm End field visit
Mead's first plateau chipper site (30 year-old naturally regenerated cleacut), 25 year-old clearcut-south facing cove, 1.5 year blowdown in mature oak/hickory. (F0 Tornado), 3 month old selective harvest in mature oak/hickory, old-growth north-facing cove
5:30 pm Social and Dinner at Sewanee Inn

Thursday, June 9
8:00 am KTSAF Business Meeting
8:45 am Barren's Restoration in the Saltwell Hollow Area on the Arnold Air Force Base - Jeff Piatt, Mike Black, Kevin Fitch, and John Lamb
12:00 pm Adjourn