Join us for our Annual Meeting!
8:30 - 9:00 Coffee and registration in Judd Hall (on the left past Old Dorm)
9:00 - 10:00 Forestry issues update—FPR Commissioner Michael Snyder and State ForesterSteve Sinclair
10:00 - 10:15 Goals of new Deputy Commissioner— Sam Lincoln
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:00 Changes in Forest Products Markets—Paul Frederick, FPR Wood Utilization Forester
11:00 - 11:30 New Acceptable Management Practices (AMPs)—Dave Wilcox, Watershed Forester
11:30 - 11:45 Expanding Networks across the Forest Products Sector— Christine McGowan,Forest Products Program Director, VT Sustainable Jobs Fund
11:45 - 12:00 VWA membership meeting
12:00-1:00 Lunch Buffet— VTC catering
1:25-1:00 Kathleen Wanner, VWA Executive Director’s report
1:25-2:00 Tree Farm awards:
50-year Tree Farm awards
2017 Vermont Tree Farm Inspector of the Year
2017 Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year
2:00 - 3:00 Log Drives on the Connecticut River- Jere Daniell, retired Dartmouth College history professor who specialized in VT and NH history
The Annual Meeting has been assigned 2.5 category 1 CFE credits & 1.0 category 2 CFE credits. Please sign in at meeting to receive credits.
Directions to VTC: I-89 to Exit 4. From ramp, turn onto Route 66 heading uphill (East). Go ¾ mile to the intersection at the top of the hill (cars traveling up the hill have right of way at the intersection). Drive straight through the intersection to access the campus main entrance. Parking and Old Dorm are to the right.
Please complete registration online with a credit card or mail your check for $35 per person (members) or $45 per person (non-members) to VWA, Annual Meeting, PO Box 6004, Rutland, VT 05702-6004. Registration deadline: March 30, 2017