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North Carolina SAF 2017 Summer Meeting

June 8-9, 2017

Dunn Shrine Club
211 N Clinton Ave, Dunn, NC 28334 (Phone: 910-892-6504)

Hosted by the Sandhills Chapter, North Carolina SAF

Tentative Meeting Agenda

Wed, June 7, 2017    
  9:30-11:30am - NC Divsion Executive Comittee Meeting
  1:00-5:00 pm - ApSAF Executive Committee Meeting
  7:00-9:00 pm - Pre-Meeting Social, Sagebrush Steakhouse, 1006 E. Cumberland Street, Dun, NC (everyone welcome)

Thu, June 8, 2017    
  7:00 am - Registration, Refreshments, Exhibits, Silent Auction, and Raffle Ticket Sales
  8:15 - 10:30am - Technical Session I
      "Innovations in the Forest Prioducts Industry" -- Dr. Marko Hakovirta, NC State Univ, Dept. of Forest Biomaterials
Presentation: Handout, Slides
      "Stand Management Econ 101 - What and How to Grow for a Profit" -- Bruce White, Gelbert, Fulbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants
Presentsion: Handout, Slides
  10:30 am - Refreshment Break: Exhibits, Silent Aution, Raffle Ticket Sales
  11:00 - 11:45 am - Technical Session I (continued)
      "Risk Management: Forest Health, Forest Management for Resilience" -- Dr. Mark Megalos, NC State Univ., Extension Forestry
Presentation: Handout, Slides
  11:45 am  

Awards Luncheon with speaker Heather Dinon Aldridge, State Climate Office of North Carolina
Presentation: Handout, Slides

  1:00 - 1:45 pm - Technical Session II
      "Surviving in the 'NEW' Logging/Trucking World" - Dr. Tom Gallagher, Auburn University, School of Forestry and Wildlife
Presentation: Handout, Slides
  1:45 pm   Refreashment Break with Exhibitors
  2:15 - 3:30 pm - Technical Session II (continued)
      Panel on Training New Foresters for Today's Changing Ownerships, Moderator: Dr. Mark Megalos, National SAF President
  3:45 pm  

NCSAF Business Meeting, 50/50 and Silent Auction results

  5:30 pm - Social, Dinner, "The Longleaf Pine Nuts" - Dunn Shrine Club

  Fri, June 9, 2017   Field Tour Day
  7:30 am -

Field Trips A & B depart from Fairfield Inn parking lot

  8:00 am -

Field Trip A: Jerry G. Williams mill tour (use your own vehicle)
Field Trip B: RL Johnson Tree Farm (vans provided)

  12:00 pm   Return to Fairfield Inn