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Tennessee Forestry Commission to Meet Feb. 8

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 08:34am

NASHVILLE – Plans for the Tennessee Forestry Commission, originally scheduled to meet Feb. 8 at Ellington Agricultural Center in Nashville, have changed. The commission will still meet on Feb. 8 but will convene instead at Legislative Plaza, located at 601 6th Avenue North in Nashville.

The commission will make its annual presentation on Tennessee’s forest resource and the Division of Forestry to the Senate Energy and Environment Committee at 8:30 a.m. and to the House Conservation and Environment Committee at 12:30 p.m.

Legislative committee presentations are open to the public. Individuals interested in addressing the commission should plan to arrive prior to the start of the committee meetings in order to be placed on the agenda. The committee hearings are also available via live streaming video and will be archived at

The Tennessee Forestry Commission comprises seven members representing the public’s interests as it relates to forest resources in the state. The commission advises the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry on forest resource issues. For more information, contact the TDA Division of Forestry at 615-837-5520.

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