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Webinar series: Timber Hurricane Preparation & Recovery Webinar Series – April 15, June 3, August 26

With the devastation to many Southeastern forests and woodlots from recent hurricanes, growers need to know how to prepare for the next storm. The UF/IFAS Extension is providing a series of three webinars on building a resilient system, preparing for the storm, and recovering from the storm that can help…
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USDA, partners unveil new fire mapping tool

A new fire-mapping online tool is now available for the Southeast. It enables resource managers to improve their regional or local approaches to managing wildfire risk and fire management needs through targeted prescribed burns and training. Fire management helps improve forest ecosystem health, increases timber values, reduces the risk of…
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Auburn University Working on Project for Hurricane-Ravaged Timber

If you drive through southeast Alabama or southwest Georgia, you can still see plenty of damage from Hurricane Michael, which hit there in 2018. Researchers with Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences are currently working on a “Downed Timber Initiative,” which aims to develop new methods of using…
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