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Tennessee Forestry Commission to Meet Nov. 13

Wednesday, November 06, 2013 | 05:16am

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Forestry Commission will meet Nov. 13 at 9 a.m. CST at Ellington Agricultural Center in the Bruer Building conference room, located at 406 Hogan Road in Nashville, Tenn.

The agenda includes approval of previous meeting minutes, a review of old business, recognition of the Division of Forestry’s Forester and Employee of the Year, and reports on the proposed FY 2015 division budget, division administrative changes, urban forestry conference, impact of the Courtland, Ala. paper mill closing, fire season preparedness, dozer winch pilot program and log scale standards.

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 Department of Agriculture on forest resource issues. For more information, contact the TDA’s Division of Forestry at 615-837-5520.




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