Thursday, October 14, 2021

PA Forestry Association Virtual Annual Symposium Set For Nov. 2 & 4

PA Forestry Association will hold a virtual Annual Symposium on November 2 and 4.  This special event is in place of the in-person Annual Symposium postponed after the sudden passing of Dr. Jim Finley.

The New Ways To Work With Your Woods Symposium includes these features--

November 2 - 6:00 p.m.

-- Welcome: Mark Ott, President, Pennsylvania Forestry Association

-- Prepare for Meeting with A Consulting Forester John Hudson, Owner, Hudson Forestry Services

-- There’s an App for that! Matt Sampson, NE Regional Director of Forest Operations, The Forestland Group

-- PFA Annual Meeting, Election Results, and Awards

November 4 - 6:00 p.m.

-- Welcome: Mark Ott, President, Pennsylvania Forestry Association

-- Drones in Forestry: Applications, Regulations, the Future | Harold Thistle, Owner, TEALS LLC

-- Story Maps: A Cohesive Story of Your Forest and Woods | Clare Boerigter, Communications Intern, Minnesota Forest Resources Council

-- LiDAR-based Individual Tree Detection for Forest Inventory | Jeff Hershey, M.S. Graduate Assistant, Penn State University

-- Chesapeake Bay Foundation Awards: Brenda Sieglitz

-- DCNR Bureau of Forestry Update: Pennsylvania State Forester

-- Tree Farm Of the Year & Tree Farm Inspector of the Year Recognition

Cost is $15 per person. All registration funds will go to support the future memorial efforts of Dr. Jim Finley.

Click Here to register.  Questions should be directed to: or 1-800-835-8065.

For more information on programs, initiatives, upcoming and more, visit the PA Forestry Association website. Follow them on Facebook.   Click Here to sign up for regular updates.

(Reprinted from the October PA Forestry Association newsletter.  Click Here to sign up for your own copy.)

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-- Audubon Mid-Atlantic's Healthy Forests Guide Is Now Available!
[Posted: October 14, 2021]  
PA Environment Digest

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