Tennessee Forestry Commission to Meet

Monday, March 20, 2023 | 03:30pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Forestry Commission will meet April 4, 2023 at Ellington Agricultural Center in Nashville, Tenn.

The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. CDT in the Bruer Building conference room located at 406 Hogan Road. The meeting is open to the public to attend.

The agenda includes approval of the previous meeting’s minutes and discussion of Sevier County Wildfire Hazard Mitigation Programs, the temporary use restrictions at Franklin State Forest, and forest health and sustainability. The Commission will also appoint officer nomination subcommittee members and consider the state forestry budget and seedling recommendations.

The Tennessee Forestry Commission comprises seven members representing the public’s interests as they relate to forest resources in the state. The Commission advises the Tennessee Department of Agriculture on forest issues. For more information, contact the Division of Forestry at 615-837-5520 or visit the Commission’s webpage at www.tn.gov/agriculture/forests/commission.html.