2009 Winter Meeting

KTSAF 2009 Winter Meeting
Doubletree Hotel
1850 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN

Wed. Jan 28
Noon- 7:00 PM Registration
1:00 PM Welcome & meeting introductions David Todd Emerging Technology
1:15 Free aerial photos and tax maps fast! Ward Tarkington, TDF
2:00 Web surfing the FIA data Chris Oswalt USFS FIA
2:30 Break
2:45 High Tech forestry gadgets & gizmos Jim Walley Dr. Brian Mitchell
5:00 Wrap up & Adjourn David Todd
6:30 -8:30 PM Executive Committee meeting Dr. Tammy Cushing

Thurs. Jan 29
7:00 AM Registration
8:00 Welcome & meeting introductions David Hudnall, LP Forest as an investment
8:15 Cash for carbon …Where’s the $$? Unconfirmed
8:45 Mining Uranium from KY forestlands John Gustavson
9:15 Landowners say the darndest things Kevin Hoyt, Huber
10:00 Break
10:30 Housing starts & forest products expectations crystal balls Unconfirmed
11:30 Morning wrap up & lunch instructions David Hudnall, LP
11:45 Lunch & Silent Auction opens
1:00 Forest as a habitat Jere Jeter, TDF
1:15 Where the rattlesnakes roam Danny Bryan, Cumberland Univ
2:00 Forest mgmt’s affects on Amphibians Callie Schweitzer, USFS Research
2:45 Break
3:00 The buzz on bees & pollinating Mike Studer Dept of AG
3:30 Invaders in Ky & Tn… EAB, HWA, GYP moth, Cogongrass Clint Strohmeier, TDF
4:15 Ethics Dr John Rennie
5:00 Wrap up & Adjourn plans for evening Jere Jeter
6:00 Quiz bowl & Cash bar Doug McClaren UK
7:00 Banquet Dave Walters, TDF
7:30 A forester’s quest … from the top of the world to the swamps of TN Mike Martin
8:15 Awards Tammy Cushing
10:00 PM Silent Auction closes

Fri. Jan 30
7:00 AM Registration re-opens
8:00 Welcome Forestry issues regionally & nationally Steve Scott, TDF
8:10 An industry subdivided..affects Ken Arney, USFS Dep Regional Forester
8:45 National Issues from the State Foresters’ perspective Leah MacSwords, KY State Forester
9:25 News from the USFS southern region (Liz) Agpaoa as Southern Regional Forester
9:45 Break & check out
10:30 SAF President ..What up nationally Bernie Hubbard, SAF Pres 2009
11:15 KT Business meeting Tammy Cushing
Noon Announcements & Adjourn Andy Norris, Forestland Group