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Effingham County: Illinois Consulting Foresters Meeting

  • 02/08/2013
  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Comfort Suites, 1310 W. Fayette Av, Effingham
The next regular meeting of the Illinois Consulting Foresters will be on Friday, February 8, 2013, in Effingham, starting at 9:30 am. 

Meeting Agenda:
1.Old Business 9:30 a.m.
  • Minutes of the Fall 2012 meeting – Randy Stephens
  • Treasurer’s Report - Bill Calvert
  • IDNR news Admin Rules, Budget, Staffing-Retirements
  • Status of District Foresters positions
  • EQIP Funding Allocation / Applications Approved 
  • FDA Funding – 4% Timber Harvest Fee Fund
  • IFA Position Papers
  • FDA/NRCS/ Tree Farm Management Plan Guidelines / Plan Writing Meetings

2. Continuing Forest Education Presentation
          11:15 a.m. to 12:15 a.m. 
    Conservation Program Options
          for Forest Landowners in Illinois by Jake Hendee
          CREP, Forest Legacy and Illinois Recreational
          Access Program

3. New Business
  • Upcoming Events -
  • Illinois First-Detector Tree Pest Training:  Feb. 12th Springfield; Feb. 26th Quad Cities; March 7th Mt. Vernon; March 14th Collinsville; March 21st Champaign.  $25.00  Contact Stephanie Porter 217-244-3254                 email: satterle@illinois.edu  -  Earn 4.0 SAF CFE’s
  • DNR Sustainability Law (SB1566) New fees and anti-sweep language
  • 2013 Directory of Illinois Professional Consulting Foresters status
  • Timber Sales - Prices
  • 2013 Dues are Due: $60.00/yr. Pay by July 1, 2013 to avoid being dropped from website.
  • Other new business
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