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Tennessee Forestry Commission Meeting Set for Sept. 5

Wednesday, August 01, 2012 | 11:01am

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Forestry Commission will meet Sept. 5 at 8:30 a.m. Central time in the Bruer Building conference room at Ellington Agricultural Center, located at 440 Hogan Road in Nashville.

The agenda includes a review of applications and the process for conducting interviews for the State Forester/Assistant Commissioner position, which recently became vacant due to retirement. The State Forester/Assistant Commissioner has statewide responsibility for planning, directing and implementing programs and services of the Division of Forestry. Working with the Commissioner of Agriculture, the Tennessee Forestry Commission is responsible for recommending three names for consideration for appointment by the Governor.

The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in addressing the commission should plan to arrive prior to the start of the meeting in order to be placed on the agenda.

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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