Massachusetts Forest Alliance - Wood Producers Council Meeting 2020

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Bluebonnet Diner Banquet Hall

324 King Street

Northampton, MA 01060

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Join us for our Wood Producers Council meeting at the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton on Thursday, March 5, sponsored by CJ Logging Eqpt.

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The evening will begin at 4:30 pm with registration and social hour, followed by the Bluebonnet's famous buffet dinner at 5:30 pm. The meeting will begin at 6:15 pm.

We've lined up a great set of speakers:

- Laura Marx, The Nature Conservancy, on a new climate forestry grant program

- William Hill, Mass DCR, on forestry on state lands

- Jennifer Fish, Mass DCR, on DCR's service forestry and a climate forestry program from DCR, Mass Audubon, and New England Forestry Foundation

- Chris Egan, MFA Executive Director, with a legislative update

- A discussion of legal issues around harvesting and some challenges encountered recently

Plus, Market Updates on various types of wood including:

- Hull Forest Products on the hardwood sawtimber market

- Larry Lashway, Lashway Lumber, on the softwood sawtimber market

- Charlie Niebling, New England Wood Pellet, on the pellet market

- Chris Goodnow, Goodnow Trucking, on the pulpwood market

- Jamie Dammann, Pinetree Power, on biomass markets

- Grant Richards, Cook Forest Products on the mulch market

Timber Harvester and Forester continuing education credits have been assigned as follows:

- 2.5 MA Timber Harvester credits

- 2.5 MA Forester credits in Category 1

- 1.0 CT Forester CEUs

- SAF credits are still pending - waiting for approval

Thanks to CJ Logging Equipment for sponsoring the meeting.

We hope to see you there!

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Bluebonnet Diner Banquet Hall

324 King Street

Northampton, MA 01060

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