April 5, 2016

State of Alabama
Press Release: Forestry Commission, Alabama

2016 Shortleaf Pine Field Day

Date: Friday April 8, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: DeSoto State Park 7104 Desoto Pkwy NE Fort Payne, Alabama

9:30 a.m. Registration
10:15 a.m. Welcome & Orientation
   Josh Hughes, DeSoto State Park
   Rick Oates, Alabama TREASURE Forest Association

NFWF/IP Cumberland Stewards Projects Briefing
   Chris Erwin, American Forest Foundation

   Shortleaf Pine Silviculture
   Dr. Ed Lowenstein, Auburn University School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences

11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:15 p.m. Tour Begins
2:30 p.m. Adjourn

Learning Stations in the Field/Tour
   Stop #1 - Shortleaf Pine Mixed Stand
   Stop #2 - Shortleaf Pine Thinning
   Stop #3 - DeSoto State Park Nature Center- Green Pitcher Plant Demonstration Bog
   Stop #4 - How Not to Do It—an Example of an Improperly Managed Stand

To register to www.treasureforest.org and click on the My Alabama Woods link.

Flyer: http://forestry.alabama.gov/PDFs/DeSoto_Tour_Agenda.pdf

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