Massachusetts Forest Alliance - Wood Producers Council Meeting 2023

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Massachusetts Forest Alliance - Wood Producers Council Meeting 2023

Join us for our Wood Producers Council meeting at the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton on Thursday, March 30, sponsored by Barry Equipment.

By Chris Egan

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, March 30 · 4:30 - 8:30pm EDT


Bluebonnet Diner Banquet Hall 324 King Street Northampton, MA 01060

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About this event

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

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:

- Sarah Nystrom and Jon Reichard from the US Fish and Wildlife Service to discuss the Northern Long-Eared Bat Endangered Species declaration, and what that means for forest management

- Tom Brulé, Mass DCR, with an update on management forestry on state lands

- Jennifer Fish, Mass DCR, with an update on service forestry on private lands

- Evan Dell'Olio, MFA Policy Committee Chair, with a legislative update

Plus, Market Updates on various types of wood including:

- Ben Hull, Hull Forest Products on the hardwood sawtimber market

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

- Morton Bailey, Lyme Green Heat, on the pellet market

- Brennan Sheahan, Connecticut Mulch, on the pulpwood market

- Jamie Dammann, Pinetree Power, on biomass markets

- TBD on the mulch market

Special thanks to Barry Equipment for sponsoring the meeting.

The meeting has been approved for the following continuing education credits:

  • 2.5 Massachusetts Timber Harvester Credits
  • 2.5 Massachusetts Forester Credits in Category I
  • 1.0 Connecticut Forest Practitioner CEUs
  • 2.0 SAF CFEs in Category I

We hope to see you there!

About the organizer

Organized by
Chris Egan
$40 – $50