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Fall Conference 2016

Managing Massachusetts Forests:
Conservation, Stewardship, and Regulation

Saturday, October 29, 2016 ~ 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Holyoke Community College, Kittredge Center, Holyoke, MA

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This is the Conference for
Conservation Commissions • Foresters • Timber Harvesters • Forest Land Owners • Land Trusts • Watershed Associations • Anyone Who Cares For or About Forests

Learn About
Wetlands Protection Act requirements for forestry • Forest Cutting Practices Act • MOU between MA DEP and MA DCR for forests and wetlands protection • Working with foresters and conservation commissions • Forest management • Forest BMPs • Ecological functions and values of forests that require protection • Managing forests for environmental stewardship and conservation goals

Keynote Speaker Announced!
David R. Foster, Director of the Harvard Forest, Principal Investigator for the Harvard Forest Long Term Ecological Research program, noted ecologist, and author of many books, including Wildlands and Woodlands – A Vision for the New England Landscape, will give the keynote address. Not to be missed! Read more about David Foster.

MACC members $95; Government Agency Staff $105;
Full-time students $45; Others $120
Morning refreshments and lunch included

CFE credits expected for Massachusetts Licensed Foresters and CE hours for Timber Harvesters

Register to Attend Fall Conference 2016 HERE

Download a PDF conference registration form HERE

Click HERE to review 2015 Fall Conference highlights.