2/22 update: CEUs assigned for CT Foresters!
SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION SOCIETY
SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER
HEALTHY FORESTS, HEALTHY HABITATS
Annual Winter Conference
Friday March 16, 2018, 8am – 5pm
Publick House Historic Inn, Sturbridge, MA
Continuing Education Units!
The State of Connecticut has approved 2.5 CEUs for CT Certified Forest Practitioners!
MA will be approving CEUs
Guest Speakers include;
Lois Bruinooge, Executive Director, The Last Green Valley, & Coordinator, Southern New England Heritage Forest Project
“Partners Bring $6.1 Million to the Region for Forest Conservation!”
Michael Downey, MA DCR Service Forester
“Introduction to Agroforestry: The Science, Practice and Possibilities for Massachusetts”
Fern Graves, RI Department of Environmental Management, Principal Forester & Stewardship Coordinator
Douglas Hutcheson, MA DCR Service Forester
“Forestry Best Management Practices”
Steve Johnson, Ph.D., Senior Ecologist, SWCA Environmental Consultants
“Rare and Endangered Species and Forest Cutting”
Christopher Martin, Forestry, CT DEEP
“Forestry and Water Quality”
John Scanlon, Habitat Program Supervisor, Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife
“Young Forest Habitats, Forest Reserves and Rare Species Habitats”
Thomas E. Worthley, Associate Extension Professor at the University of Connecticut
“Perspectives on Woodland Management in a Parcelizing World”
In keeping with the Forestry and Wildlife theme, we will be joined for the day by members of the Yankee Division of the Society of American Foresters (YDSAF), the professional forestry organization in Southern New England, for their Annual Meeting.
$65 SWCS Members & SAF Members
$65 Government Staff
Group Discounts (25% OFF)
In conjunction with the conference, EnviroCert International, Inc. (ECI) will be leading review courses and a next day exam for several professional certifications including but not limited to the Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control™ (CPESC®) and Certified Erosion, Sediment & Stormwater Inspector™ (CESSWI™) programs. Registration for these review courses and exams are available at http://booking.envirocertintl.org/ and is a separate registration.
* Bay State Forestry Service * MA DCR Service Forestry * E. J. Prescott, Inc. *
* Red Hed Manufacturing *
Exhibitor Tables Available
Contact Megan Myers, Executive Director, with questions at email@example.com