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Posted on: March 1, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Forest Resiliency Field Day at Blackwater River State Forest

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Join UF/IFAS Extension Florida Land Steward for Forest Resiliency Field Day at Blackwater River State Forest on Thur., March 9 at 8:30 a.m. The field day will include exploring the latest on forest management and discussing the following:

  • Selecting the right tree species and planting stock 
  • Improving the stand to enhance forest health and wildlife habitat 
  • Strategies for selling timber 
  • Preparing for hurricanes and other natural disasters 
  • Cost-share and recovery assistance programs and contacts and more 

Registration is $15 per person with lunch and materials included, register onlineRegistrants will meet at the Bear Lake Pavilion off Bear Lake Road, in Milton. For more information contact Chris Demer at 352-846-2375 or Ashley White at 850-626-3028. Find direction details online.

Funding for this event is provided by the University of Florida IFAS, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Service’s Florida Forest Service, and the Florida Sustainable Forestry Initiative Implementation Committee. The University of Florida IFAS is an Equal Opportunity Institution.

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