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Posted By Denise Foster, Monday, June 10, 2019


Forest Markets Weekly Newsletters
The National Association of State Foresters' Forest Markets Committee releases a Weekly Newsletter full of all things Forestry and Forest Products Industry related. Each week’s newsletter has articles about: Forest Markets, Housing, Working Forests, New Products and Technology, and Renewable Energy. This week’s newsletter contains a good article of forest facts entitled; “Coming into focus: wood is good and the facts back it up”.  See the complete newsletter.                    

Southern Ohio Forestland Newsletter (SOFA) for June
SOFA has put out their June 2019 newsletter, read all about their activities, their upcoming events schedule, and more. This month’s newsletter includes a recap of their May meeting with guest speaker Stephen Rist presenting a program on the work to reestablish the American Chestnut Tree.

OFA Members, Powell Valley Millworks and Eagle Machinery, Featured in Recent Woodworking Network Article
These two companies were recently featured in an article discussing the addition of a line of equipment manufactured and installed by Eagle Machinery that will significantly increase efficiencies and production at Powell Valley Millworks. Read this interesting and informative article.

Northeast Ohio Forestry Association (NEOFA) Newsletter
Here is the June 2019 edition of the NEOFA newsletter. It recaps their Twilight Tour at the Tree Farm owned by Wil Fuhrman and Janice Cowell, their Work Day at the Backwoods Resort, and introduces ODNR Foresters, Adam and Jamie Regula.

Ohio Woodland Stewards Program Summer Workshops
The Ohio State University’s Mansfield Campus will host woodland workshops this summer. See the 3 flyers for complete details. Registration for these workshops is $40/person. Lunch is provided in this fee. The three workshops are:

  • Sharpening Your Scouting Skills for Invasive Species – Identification and control strategies. 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Friday, July 19, 2019. Registration due by July 12.
  • Name That Tree – Intro to Tree ID and learning to use an ID Key. 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Registration due by July 24.
  • Tree Diagnostics Workshop – Learn to diagnose tree problems, find out what resources are available to help and get questions answered. 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Friday, August 2, 2019. Registration due by July 26.

Upcoming Events: For Details on These and Other Events

  • MRWIG Business Meeting June 12 – 6:00 PM – Weasel Boy Brewing – Zanesville, Ohio
  • SRVLC Meeting – Thursday, June 20 – 7:00 PM – Wakefield, Ohio
  • PVLC Meeting - July 8 - 7:00 PM - Bainbridge, Ohio
  • SOLC Meeting - July 9 - 7:00 PM - Lucasville, Ohio
  • ECOLC Meeting - July 15, 7:00 PM
  • Project Learning Tree-Ohio Faciliatator Leadership Training - July 16-17 - Canton, Ohio
  • 2019 OFA Summer Outing - July 17 - Marietta, Ohio
  • SVLC Meeting - July 18 - 5:30 PM Bergholz, Ohio

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