It’s time for the annual winter meeting of the Granite State Division of the Society of American Foresters. Please join us! You do not need to be an SAF member to attend. A soup, salad, and sandwich buffet lunch is included in registration. A head count for lunch is needed by February 12th. Those who fail to pre-register by that date are welcome to register and attend but may have to seek lunch elsewhere.
8:00 am Registration & Coffee/Continental Breakfast
9:00 am NH Forestry Update
State Forester-Brad Simpkins, Society for the Protection of NH Forests-Jack Savage, Legislative/NHTOA Update-Jasen Stock, Forest Health Update-Kyle Lombard, USFS Research Update – Chris Woodall, WMNF, NH Forester Licensing Board, Project Learning Tree, and others.
10:45 am Break
11:00 am Business Meeting
Presentation of Officers, Memorials, Review of 2019 Minutes, 2019 Annual Report, Treasurer’s Report & 2020 Budget, NESAF Report, SAF Council Report , Resolutions
12:00 pm Lunch & Awards
Tree Farm Awards/Update, Membership Awards, Student Awards, Forester of the Year.
1:30 pm Trends in New Hampshire’s Forests
– Forest Carbon, Paul Catanzaro, UMass Extension
– Revised Wetlands Rules and New Forestry Notification Permit, Sandy Crystall, NH DES Wetlands Bureau
– The Economic Importance of New Hampshire’s Forest-Based Economy, Brad Simpkins and Andy Fast, NH Division of Forests and Lands and UNH Cooperative Extension.
3:30 pm Certificates and Adjourn and Safe Travels
Program questions? Tim Fleury: (603) 796-2151 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration questions? Gabe Roxby: (603) 224-9945 or email@example.com
Grappone Conference Center
70 Constitution Avenue
Concord, NH 03301