Friday, February 10, 2023 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM EST
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Attitash Grand Summit Hotel and Conference Center 
104 Grand Summit Drive
Bartlett, NH 03812

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Susan Romano, Treasurer 
Treasurer, Society of American Foresters, Granite State Division 
(309) 333-1568 

Granite State Division SAF Winter Meeting 2023

This is the annual winter meeting of the Granite State Division of the Society of American Foresters. Please join us!  You do not need to be an SAF member to attend.  A soup, salad, and sandwich buffet lunch is included in registration.  A head count for lunch is needed by February 3rd.  After that date, registration is possible, but please email Susan Romano at susanromano2017@gmail.com for other lunch options. This is a 3.5 CEU SAF Category 1 program.

8:00 am  Registration & Coffee/Continental Breakfast  

9:00 am  NH Forestry Update

State Forester-Patrick Hackley, Society for the Protection of NH Forests-Jack Savage, Legislative/NHTOA Update-Jasen Stock, Forest Health Update-Kyle Lombard, USFS Research Update-John Campbell, WMNF-Derek Ibarguen, NH Forester Licensing Board, Project Learning Tree, and others. 

 10:45 am  Break

 11:00 am  Business Meeting

Presentation of Officers, Memorials, Review of 2022 Minutes, 2022 Annual Report, Treasurer's Report & 2023 Budget, NESAF Report, SAF Council Report ,Resolutions

 12:00 pm  Lunch & Awards

Tree Farm Awards/Update, Membership Awards, Student Awards, Forester of the Year

1:30 pm  Trends in New Hampshire’s Forests

      - Outcomes of Adaptive Silviculture in Northern Hardwood and Spruce-Fir Forests in Northern New England, Tony D'Amato, UVM Extension

      - Update on Endangered Species Listing of the Long-eared Bat, David Simmons, Endangered Species Program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

      - NH Timber Yield Tax GSD Subcommittee Report, Andrew Howard, Charles Moreno, Tom Hahn, and Peter Farrell, GSD SAF Timber Tax Subcommittee

 3:30 pm  Certificates and Adjourn, and Safe Travels

Program questions?    Tim Fleury: (603) 796-2151 or tim.fleury@unh.edu

Registration questions?    Susan Romano: (309) 333-1568 or susanromano2017@gmail.com