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Northeast District Forestry and Wildlife Field Day

Today I want to make an announcement about the Northeast District Forestry and Wildlife Management Field Day I am holding on April 3rd here in Toccoa. The purpose of this field day is to provide land managers the insight they need to provide quality habitat for wildlife while also maintaining a healthy and profitable timber stand.

We have a great lineup of speakers from Quality Deer Management Association, National Wild Turkey Federation, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. Topics include: whitetail deer management, turkey management, predator management, hot topics in wildlife management, and timber management. There will be the following continuing education hours available for participants in attendance: continuing logger education category B- 4.5 hours and continuing forestry education- 3.5 hours. Pesticide credit will also be available in the following categories: category 23- 4 hours, category 21- 2 hours, and category- 10 1 hour. The cost for participants is $25 and includes lunch. Registration will be capped at 50 participants.  

I would like to thank our sponsors for the field day: Owens Farm and Home Supply, Stephens County Farm Bureau, the Stephens County Conservation District, Chestatee- Chattahoochee RC&D, and the Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District.

 If you are interested in improving your land for wildlife while also maintaining a healthy stand of timber you will not want to miss this event. If you are interested in the forestry and wildlife management field day feel free to contact us at the extension office at 706-779-5501. Online registration is also available at: