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N.C. Tree Farm Program Annual Meeting

October 17

$35

The N.C. Tree Farm Program will hold it’s 2019 Annual Meeting on Oct. 17 at Jordan Lumber Company in Mt. Gilead. We’ll tour Jordan’s state-of-the art sawmill while it’s in operation and learn about the sustainable forest management practices on the company’s 73,000 acres of timberland that have led to a 200% increase in yield per acre of the past 20 years. After the mill and woods tours, we’ll enjoy lunch together and celebrate the accomplishments of our Tree Farmers and volunteers. We’ll recognize Tree Farm anniversaries, and name the Inspector of the Year and Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year.

Register by October 7.

Itinerary

  • 8 a.m.  Registration Opens
  • 8:30   Overview of Jordan Lumber Company and Timberlands
  • 9:30   Sawmill Tour
    Jordan Lumber Company’s Mt. Gilead facility is the largest single-site Southern yellow pine sawmill in the country. This state-of-the-art facility produces more than 1 million board feet per shift.
  • 11:45   Forestry Tour
    Jordan manages its timberlands primarily to supplement the wood supply for its Mt. Gilead sawmills. Their goal is to grow quality pine sawtimber in a reasonable rotation length and in an environmentally responsible manner. We’ll learn about the importance of genetics and management practices in achieving this goal
  • 1:30 p.m.   Lunch and Award Presentations
    Tree Farm Anniversaries, Inspector of the Year, Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year
  • 3 p.m.   Adjourn

Details

Date:
October 17
Cost:
$35
Website:
https://nctreefarmprogram2019annualmeeting.eventbrite.com

Organizer

N.C. Tree Farm Program
Phone:
919-917-8646
Email:
nctreefarm@gmail.com
Website:
www.nctreefarm.org

Venue

Jordan Lumber & Supply, Inc.
1969 NC Hwy. 109 South
Mt Gilead, NC 27306 United States
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Website:
http://www.jordanlumber.com/#xl_xr_page_index