March 30, 2017

State of Alabama
Press Release: Forestry Commission, Alabama

Walker County Landowner Tour

Walker County Landowner Tour | Saturday, May 6, 2017 | Hosted by: The Walker County Forestry Planning Committee


Site Preparation & Reforestation   -   Jarrod Wadsworth, Owner, Forestry Solutions,  Inc. 
Prescribed Fire  -  Russell Miller, Registered Forester, Jasper Lumber
Pond Management  -  Mike Rigdon, Biologist, Southeastern Pond     Management
Wildlife Management  -   Matt Brock, Wildlife Biologist, Department of Conservation Wildlife and Fisheries
Managing Versus High Grading Your Hardwood  -   Andy Baril, Regional Extension Agent, ACES
Hog Trap Demonstration  -  Matt Brock, Wildlife Biologist, Department of Conservation Wildlife & Fisheries

CFE & PLM continuing education hours for foresters and loggers are available.

The 2017 Walker County Landowner Tour will be held in Eldridge at Turkey Creek Lodge, owned by Jasper Lumber Company.  Thanks to Jasper Lumber for providing the facility and the lunch.
Directions:  From I-22 take  exit 39 (Natural Bridge/Eldridge exit) onto Hwy AL 13 South, travel 3 miles and turn right at Tucker Cemetery sign,  go 100 yards to dead end and turn right,  then travel .2 miles and turn left onto Castleberry Road (gravel rd), travel 1.7 miles and take left fork. The camp house will be at the end of this road.  Tour signs will be posted.

For more information, please contact:
Bartley Wyers (205) 384-6344
Katherine Patton (205) 384-0606 ext. 3204

Please pre-register by calling Katherine at (205) 384-0606 ext. 3204.  This will aid in planning for the tour and lunch.

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