GMD Winter Business Meeting and Educational Program

Apr 13, 2023
All Day

Judd Hall, Vermont Technical College
124 Admin Dr
Randolph, VT 05061


Cost: Free (includes coffee and tea), optional lunch $15 (cash or check)
CEU: *Pending Category 1 CFEs

Open to GMD SAF members and non-members

Draft Agenda (subject to change)

 9:00-10:00 — Business meeting

10:00-10:15 — Coffee/tea break

10:15-10:20 — Welcome and Agenda for the day — Bill Musson (GMD SAF Chair)

10:20-10:30 — NESAF updates and changes — Diana Frederick (NESAF Immediate Past Chair)

10:30-11:15 — Current Forest Market Conditions and Vermont Forest Future Strategic Roadmap—Paul Frederick (VT FPR Wood Utilization & Wood Energy Program Leader)

11:15-11:45 — Update on the New Reserve Forest Category in the Current Use Program — Keith Thompson (VT FPR, Private Lands Manager)

11:45-12:45 — Lunch (bring your own or purchase in advance)

12:45-1:30 — Women Owning Woodlands Program – TBD

1:30-2:15 – GMNF Forest Plan and the Telephone Gap Project — Jay Strand (GMNF Forest Planner & Environmental Coordinator)

2:15-3:00 – Carbon and Vermont’s Forests: status and current information, including introduction of new NESAF Policy statement on “Forest Management and Carbon”, followed by a discussion – Ali Kosiba (UVM Extension, Assistant Professor of Forestry and Extension Forester)