FORESTRY 411
2021 STATE LEGISLATIVE SESSION UPDATE
As the state legislative session concludes its third week, lobbyist Jim Spratt shares that Right to Farm legislation, one of the Association's priorities, is making progress through the process and making headlines in the media.


As Jim refers to in his report, this week Association members Lynetta Usher Griner and Jim Karels expressed their support of Right to Farm legislation in opinion pieces carried by the Gainesville Sun and Florida Politics, respectively. You can read them below:


SCHOOL OF FOREST, FISHERIES, & GEOMATICS SCIENCES
The University of Florida IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation has officially rebranded as the School of Forest, Fisheries, & Geomatics Sciences. This includes the launch of a new website and a new logo.

HAVE YOU RENEWED YOUR FLORIDA FORESTRY ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP FOR 2021?
Florida Forestry Association Members – you should have received your 2021 membership renewal invoice. Not sure if you have sent in your renewal for 2021? Click here to email the Florida Forestry Association Membership Department or give Whitney Hough a call at 850.222.5646.

We have a lot of exciting things on the horizon for 2021 – you won’t want to miss out!
LET'S TALK TURKEY ABOUT REDUCED RATES
Saving money is always a good thing!

Partnering with Outdoor Underwriters, Inc., the Association offers our members special reduced rates for liability insurance for hunting leases and timberland.
 
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
MAY 5, 2021
10 AM EDT
Executive Committee Meeting
Location TBA

MAY 12, 2021
11:30 AM
Membership Meeting
Hal Y. Maines Community Center
Lake Butler, FL

MAY 13, 2021
8 AM-12 PM EDT
Master Logger CLE Training
Zoom

JULY 15, 2021
8 AM-12 PM EDT
Master Logger CLE Training
Zoom

JULY 29-30, 2021
Master Logger 2-Day Training
Lake City, FL

AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 2, 2021
Annual Meeting
Panama City Beach Golf and Spa Resort
Panama City Beach, FL

SEPTEMBER 1, 2021
4-5 PM CDT
Board Meeting
Panama City Beach Golf and Spa Resort
Panama City Beach, FL
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