FORESTRY 411
HURRICANE MICHAEL RECOVERY CONTINUES
EFRP Onsite Inspection Waiver: This week the Farm Service Agency announced that it is waiving onsite inspection requirements for the Emergency Forest Restoration Program in counties impacted by Hurricane Michael.


Transporting Salvage Timber: For those wanting to transport salvage timber from hurricane-impacted areas to Georgia or Alabama, contact information for related rules, regulations and permits can be found here.

Casualty Loss Webinar: On December 7, 2018, at 1 PM (ET), the United States Forest Service will host Casualty Loss and Income Tax Deductions Related to Timber and Landscape Trees, a webinar focusing on tax law changes that affect casualty loss deductions in the 2018 tax year.

Timberland Damage: Read Forest2Market's blog on Surveying Timberland Damage in the Wake of Major Hurricanes here.


Please visit the hurricane recovery resources page on our website by clicking the button below to see all the latest information regarding the hurricane and recovery.
"MEN OF HONOR"
Gary Brett and Rodney Schwab of M. A. Rigoni were featured in November's Southern Loggin' Times. Read "Men of Honor" here (article begins on page 20).
FLORIDA PLT HONORS AWARD RECIPIENTS
Florida Project Learning Tree (PLT) recently announced its 2018 award winners.

Pictured at left are Robert Raze, Vice-Chair, FL PLT Steering Committee; Sue Flak, Facilitator of the Year; Kirsten Brazier, Educator of the Year; Elise Cassie, Bill Kleinhans Spirit of FL PLT Award recipient; Kim Sartor, accepting the award for Phillip Allen of Rayonier, Partner of the Year; and Robin Will, Chair, FL PLT Steering Committee.

HUNTING FOR A WAY TO SAVE MONEY?
Partnering with Outdoor Underwriters, Inc., the Association offers our members special reduced rates for liability insurance for hunting leases and timberland.
 
Click here for details  or contact Mike Branch (850.222.5646 or  Mike@ForestFla.org ).
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
December 6, 2018
8 AM*
Lake City, FL

December 13, 2018
8 AM*
Blountstown, FL

January 22, 2019
10 AM*
Executive Committee Meeting
Location TBD

March 6-7, 2019
Forestry at the Capitol Events & Board Meeting
Tallahassee, FL

April 30, 2019
10 AM*
Executive Committee Meeting
Location TBD

August 20-22, 2019
Annual Meeting
Sheraton Bay Point Resort
Panama City Beach, FL

*Local times