Free Forestry 201 for Landowners Workshop

Posted: Jul 7, 2022, 12:30 PM

A free Forestry 201 for Landowners workshop will be offered on Tuesday, July 12 at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, in Bossier City. This workshop is hosted by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Trailblazer RC&D and is designed to help landowners manage their forest land during dynamic times.

Featured topics include uncertainties of timber markets, best management practices, and USDA assistance. Tim Holland, owner and lead forester for Mudd & Holland Consulting Foresters, will present information on ways to manage forestland, factors that influence management decisions, and forestland sustainability.

Doors will open at the Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, located at 2206 Beckett St., at 5:30 p.m. with refreshments. Workshop sessions will begin at 6 p.m. and conclude at 7:30 p.m.

To register to attend, call or text (318) 237-8350 and provide contact information and the name of the workshop you would like to attend. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing reasonable accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact Trailblazer RC&D at (318) 255-3554 or prior to the meeting or event.

This workshop will be conducted in accordance with Louisiana Department of Health COVID-19 guidelines. If you are not feeling well or you have been exposed to COVID-19, please stay home.

This presentation is made possible by the support of these partners and sponsors: Energy Transfer; Hunt Forest Products, LLC; Mudd & Holland Consulting Foresters, LLC; Weyerhaeuser; Allstate Land & Timber Co., Inc.; and the National Wild Turkey Federation.

Also, Burnham Construction; Canfor Southern Pine; Louisiana Forestry Association; Bossier Parish Police Jury; Bossier Parish Library; Trailblazer RC&D; and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.