Ashtabula River

Forestry

2015 Forestry & Wildlife Conservation Camp - June 7-12, 2015

Register for 2015 Forestry Camp Now!
(Link to Ohio Forestry Association)
If interested please visit OFA site for all registration forms

Have you ever wondered what types of trees are in Ohio's forests? Or what kinds of relationships organisms have with the forest? If so, Ohio Forestry & Wildlife Conservation Camp is the place to be! Camp is held at FFA Camp Muskingum, which is situated on Leesville Lake in the beautiful rolling hills of Carroll County. Any student who has completed 8th grade through seniors graduating the year of camp are welcome to participate. Be prepared to obtain valuable forestry information, make many new friends and HAVE FUN!!!

The 2015 camp rate is $325 if you register before May 1. The rate increases to $375 after May 1. Friends or family registering together qualify for our 10% discount Bring a Friend program.

Possible Sponsorships May Be Available...Please contact your local Soil and Water Conservation District, Conservation (Ducks Unlimited, National Wild Turkey Federation, Pheasants Forever) local Rod and Gun Clubs or Garden Clubs in your area, FFA or 4-H Clubs, conservation or science clubs at your high school, local businesses in the wood industry (sawmills, loggers, excavation companies, logging equipment dealers or one of our loggers chapters found here. If these possibilities have been exhausted and you still need help finding a sponsor, please call OFA at 1-888-388-TREES1-888-388-TREES. Remember to let your sponsors know that the Ohio Forestry Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Their donation is deductible as a charitable contribution.


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Thinking of Selling Timber?
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Tuesday, April 1, 2014 · 6:30 to 8:30 P.M.

Program

Selling timber isn’t something that woodland owners should take lightly.  This program is designed to help you make decisions that will have a positive influence on you and your woodland.  Session topics will include:

Ø  Matching the harvest to your goals        Log photo

Ø  Marketing your timber

Ø  Reasons to cut trees

Ø  Which trees to cut

Ø  Best Management Practices

Ø  Ohio Master Logger program

Ø  Timber Prices & Trends

Speakers

Dave Apsley, Natural Resources Specialist, OSU Extension

Eric McConnell, Forest Products Specialist,

The Ohio State University

Hosted by:

OSU Extension Ashtabula County

Ashtabula County Soil & Water Conservation District

The Nature Conservancy in Ohio- Northeast Ohio

Ohio Division of Forestry

Natural Resource Conservation Service

Ashtabula County Woodland’s Interest Committee 

For More Information:

Call OSU Extension at 440-576-9008 for more information about this program.Registration is required by March 24, 2014.  Room space is limited, so first come first serve.  Maximum registration of 50 persons.

 This program has been approved for 2.0 hours of Ohio Forest Tax Law Education Credits.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  $10 per person.  Registration deadline is required by March 24, 2014.  Make checks payable to Ohio State University Extension.  Mail to Ashtabula County Extension office, 39 Wall Street, Jefferson, Ohio 44047.  Please detach and return this form with payment.  Thank you.  Registration is limited to 50 persons.