Sautee Nacoochee Center 
283 Highway 255 North
Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571

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Angie Bell 
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests 

Science Symposium for the Foothills Landscape

Please join us for a science symposium to learn about, share and discuss some of the science that will be used to guide the Foothills Landscape project.  

Mark your calendars for May 4, 2017, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Sautee Nacoochee Center - 283 Highway 255 North, Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia 30571. 

Check out some of the great presenters and offerings!

  • 9:00  -  Welcome / Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists Overview
  • 9:30  -  The Need for Fire History Research in the Southern Appalachian Mountains: Lessons from Gatlinburg - Henri Grissino-Mayer, University of Tennessee
  • 10:00  -  Nathan Klaus, GA DNR
  • 10:45  -  Malcolm Hodges, The Nature Conservancy
  • 11:15  -  River Cane: Cultural Workhorse and Ecological Powerhouse - David Cozzo, Project Director, Revitalization of Traditional Cherokee Artisan Resources (RTCAR) initiative
  • 12:15  -  PIZZA LUNCH courtesy of the Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists
  • 12:45  -  Panel Discussion: Changing Demographics Near Urban Proximate Forests Yet Little Change in Demographics of Visitors to these Forests - Susan Parker, University of Georgia, Michela Williams, Greening Youth Foundation, and Betty Jewett, Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests
  • 1:45  -  North Georgia's Old Growth Forests - Jess Riddle, Georgia ForestWatch
  • 2:30  -  Fire and Fuel Reduction Effects on Vegetation and Fuels: Lessons from the Green River Fire and Fire Surrogates Study - Don Hagan, Clemson University
  • 3:00  -  Game Species Response to Management Activities
  • 3:30  -  American Chestnut Research in the Southern Region of the National Forest System - Stacey Clark

Please, share this with others who care about the forest and encourage them to sign up to get on the bus and receive emails on this collaborative effort.

Thank you for working together with us to do the right work in the right places for the right reasons.