Forestry landowners workshop set for July 19

RUSTON – A free Forestry 101 for Landowners Workshop will be offered on July 19, 2019, at the Lincoln Parish Public Safety Complex in Ruston to provide information to forest landowners on how to make their woodlands healthier, more profitable, and sustainable. 

This workshop is hosted by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, LSU AgCenter, and Trailblazer RC&D.

Featured topics include forest management, marketing, forestry consultants, tax considerations, timber sales and contacts, wildlife considerations, best management practices, USDA assistance, web soil survey, and more.  Professional conservationists, foresters, and legal experts will offer the latest information on forest management and financial and technical assistance.   

The workshop begins at 9: a.m. on Friday, July 19, at the Lincoln Parish Public Safety Complex, 161 Road Camp Road, Ruston, and concludes at 2 p.m.  Lunch will be provided, so pre-registration is encouraged for this workshop.  To pre-register or for more information on the workshop, call (318) 255-3554 and leave your name and contact information plus the name of the event you plan to attend on the answering machine—or email ceo@trailblazer.org and provide your name and contact information plus the name of the workshop.

Free registration for this workshop is made possible by the support of these partners and sponsors:  ENABLE Midstream Partners; Mudd & Holland Consulting Foresters, LLC; LSU AgCenter; Canfor Southern Pine; Burnham Construction; Origin Bank; Lincoln Parish Police Jury; USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service; and Trailblazer RC&D.

Trailblazer RC&D is a nonprofit organization that provides leadership, coordination, partnership development, and technical assistance projects to encourage strong communities, sustainable agriculture, and a healthy environment.