Tag Archive: Forest

Forest Stewardship Tour of Sandhill Farm in Jackson County – October 5

Sandhill Farm in Jackson County. Credit: Billy Boothe Sandhill Farm – Property of David and Cindi Stewart Thursday, October 5, 2017 Meet at the property at 9:00 AM CT – Adjourn after lunch When Cindi and David Stewart first saw the mosaic of sandhills, swamps, flatwoods and loblolly pine forest making up this 222-acre Jackson …

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Ethnobotany: Where History and Medicine Meet the Forest

The passionflower vine is beautiful and attracts butterflies, but can also be used for food and sedation drugs. Photo credit: Dorothy Birch Ethnobotany lies at the intersection of culture, medicine, and mythology. The “witch doctors” and voodoo practitioners, the followers of the Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria, and the wise elders of ancient Chinese civilizations are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/12/ethnobotany-where-history-and-medicine-meet-the-forest/

Forest Stewardship Property Tour April 23

Agenda: Thursday, April 23, 2015. Sign in, meet and greet at 9:00 AM Eastern. Adjourn after lunch. Tour: Spring Canyon LLC is a beautiful 100-acre property owned by Helen and Tom Roth. The property is home to steephead ravines and longleaf pine-wire grass sandhills. This will be a moderately strenuous hike on some steep terrain, …

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Forest Certification Workshops January 9 & 23

Forest Certification: Forests, Labels, Mills, & More 2 dates and 2 locations: January 9, 2014 – 9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office, Marianna, FL January, 23 2014 (RESCHEDULED) – 9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Walton County Extension Office, DeFuniak Springs, FL Consumers are increasingly concerned about the origins of the products they buy and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/21/forest-certification-workshops-january-9-23/

Forest Certification Workshops December 11 & January 9

Forest Certification: Forests, Labels, Mills & More 2 dates and locations: December 11, 2013 9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Walton County Extension Office, DeFuniak Springs, FL January 9, 2014 9:00am to 3:00pm UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office, Marianna, FL Voluntary participation in forest certification programs is growing in Southeastern United States. The University of Florida IFAS …

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Forest Stewardship Tree Farm Tours – November 7,14, & 21

George Owens, Chipley, will be hosting one of three Tree Farm Tours in November. Suwanee County – November 7, 2013 Tree Farm Tour at Adventure Plantation Property of Jeff and Melody Scott, 2013 Florida Tree Farmers of the Year 9 am to 1 pm, Eastern Time Jeff and Melody received the Florida Tree Farmers of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/18/forest-stewardship-tree-farm-tours-november-714-21/

Forest Certification Workshop October 17

Forestry and Natural Resource Professionals, Voluntary participation in forest certification programs is growing in Southeastern United States. Forest managers and forest industry representatives need access to current information on these programs. To meet this need, the University of Florida IFAS is organizing and hosting a one-day workshop for foresters, managers of wood using mills, wood …

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US Forest Service 2012 Tax Tips for Forest Landowners

USDA Forest Service tax information website for forest landowners. The USDA Forest Service has updated their web page with information on Federal income Tax returns for Forest Landowners.  The web site provides non-industrial private forest (NIPF) landowners with a consolidated source of information on the complex tax issues associated with forest maintenance and management. While our …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/12/20/us-forest-service-2012-tax-tips-for-forest-landowners/

Forest Stewardship Internet Video Workshop: The “Green Value” of Your Woods

December 12, 2012; 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET (12:00 – 3:00 PM CT) At participating UF-IFAS Extension Office across Florida (listed below) Get a more complete picture of the value of your woods! Florida’s private forest lands provide many economic and environmental benefits to society such as protecting water quality, wildlife conservation and carbon storage. Until now we …

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Got Cogongrass? FL Forest Service has a Cost-share program to help with Control

2012 Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program Sign-up Period: July 31, through August 28, 2012 A Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program is currently being offered to eligible non-industrial private landowners by the Florida Forest Service (FFS) through temporary grants from the USDA Forest Service. The primary objective of this program is to reduce the spread of cogongrass to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/08/16/got-cogongrass-fl-forest-service-has-a-cost-share-program-to-help-with-control/

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