The 2021 Forest Landowner Conference will be held as a virtual event on Tuesday, October 26, and Wednesday, October 27.
The conference’s purpose is to inform and educate landowners on sustainable forestry practices; on programs and technical assistance available through state and federal forestry and natural resource agencies; on the local timber industry, and on strategies for estate planning, including wills and trusts.
This year’s conference will focus on the role of conservation practices in forestry and agriculture to address the challenges of climate change; it will feature speakers with expertise in carbon reduction programs and conservation principles in forestry and agriculture soil health.
Session 1 // 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 26
Dale Threatt-Taylor, Executive Director, The Nature Conservancy, South Carolina
Introduction to Forest Carbon Markets:
Kevin Harnish, Forest Analyst, Resourceful Communities Program, The Conservation Fund
Climate Change and Our Forests:
Michael Gavazzi, SE Climate Hub Coordinator, U.S. Forest Service
The full agenda is under development. Other presentations will examine climate change and our forests, and implementation of conservation practices to improve soil health. Check back for more details!