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Forest Certification Workshops December 11 & January 9

UF IFAS Ext 2013School of Forestry logo

Forest Certification: Forests, Labels, Mills & More

2 dates and locations:

December 11, 2013

9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Walton County Extension Office, DeFuniak Springs, FL

January 9, 2014

9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office, Marianna, FL

Voluntary participation in forest certification programs is growing in Southeastern United States. The University of Florida IFAS is organizing and hosting a one-day workshop for landowners, policy makers and anyone interested in forest certification in Florida. This workshop will be held in DeFuniak Springs, FL on December 11 at the UF/IFAS Walton County Extension Center, and at the Jackson County Extension Center in Marianna, FL on January 9, 2014.

The morning session will focus on the current status of the major certification systems in North America and the group certification process for each of the systems. The afternoon session will cover chain of custody and certified forest product labeling. SAF Continuing Forestry Education credits for these workshops are pending.

Register Now:  Cost is $ 15, materials, lunch and breaks included. You can register on Eventbrite:

  1. Walton County Workshop (12/11/13): http://fcp-workshopdefuniak2.eventbrite.com/
  2. Jackson County Workshop (1/9/14): http://fcp-workshopmarianna3.eventbrite.com/

 

If you have any question or for more information, please contact:
Rose Godfrey or (352) 219-8717

 

Florida Forest Service LogoFunding for this workshop is provided by the USDA Forest Service through the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Florida Forest Service

 

 

 

 

 

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