Forestry forum set for April 6 in Hammond

Johnny Morgan  |  3/19/2018 9:23:40 PM

(03/19/18) HAMMOND, La. The 28th annual Florida Parishes Forestry Forum will be held on April 6 at the University Center at Southeastern Louisiana University.

The forum will begin with registration at 8 a.m. and conclude at 2:45 p.m. The theme is “What’s in Your Forest? Diversify Your Forestry Portfolio.”

The forum, which is sponsored by the LSU AgCenter, will provide information on local and national trends, emerging markets, options for timbered land and invasive species such as the southern pine beetle.

“The Florida Parishes Forestry Forum engages partnerships among the diverse landowners and professionals that play a collaborative role in the management of our southeastern forests,” said LSU AgCenter area forester Whitney Wallace.

Registration is $25 per person before March 28 and $40 after. The fee includes lunch and refreshments.

For more information or to receive a program with a registration form, contact Wallace at 985-748-9381 or wwallace@agcenter.lsu.edu.

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