SHORT COURSE: MANAGING THE FAMILY FOREST IN MISSISSIPPI, COFFEEVILLE, ME, JULY 15, 2014

Managing the Family Forest in Mississippi

This is a short course for private non-industrial forest landowners and their families. It will cover basics of management plan components, local timber markets, casualty loss, the benefits of thinning, and forest taxes. 4.5 CLE credits, Category 1 to professional loggers, and 3 CFE credits, Category 1 to foresters are offered. Check out the brochure for the details and registration slip.

 

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SHORT COURSE: MANAGING THE FAMILY FOREST IN MISSISSIPPI, TATE COUNTY, JULY 8TH & JULY 10TH

TATE COUNTY: Managing the Family Forest in Mississippi

This short-course will cover basics of local timber markets, pine management, merchandising timber, hardwood management and estate planning. The classes will be held in the evening 5:00 – 7:30 pm, and 5:00 – 7:45 pm respectively. 5.5 CLE credits, Category 1 to professional loggers, and 5.5 CFE credits, Category 1 to foresters. Check out the brochure for more information and the registration form.

 

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ATTALA COUNTY – HARDWOOD FIELD TOUR – MAY 15TH

This program is designed for the landowner interested in learning more about hardwood management. It is aimed at providing participants with information needed to assess similar situations encountered on their own lands. It is FREE – just bring a sack lunch & something to drink. See the flyer for further details and driving directions.

 

 

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WORKSHOP: Mississippi Prescribed Fire Council “Fire on The Forty” Introduction to Prescribed Burning, 05/15/14, Collins, MS

This is a great opportunity for private landowners to learn about the many aspects of prescribed fire including:  benefits, liability, weather, smoke management, and techniques. The Covington County Forestry Association is responsible for offering this valuable workshop. Click on this link for the flyer, driving directions, and the sign-up slip.

 

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April 2014 Storm Damage Assessment – MS Forestry Commission Official News Release

This publication covers current storm damage assessments in Lee, Itawamba, Prentiss, Leake, Neshoba, and Winston counties by the Mississippi Forestry Commission.  There are two tables broken down by county, and by Pine Acres, Hardwood Acres, and Mixed Acres damaged and Total value. One table includes “all” acres (private, federal, state, and public), and the second table covers only private non-industrial landowners. Very good information, with more to come. There are also two maps showing the areas covered. You can follow this link to the publication.

 

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