Forest Landowner Conference

Event Date

Tuesday, October 26th 6:00pm


Wednesday, October 27th 12:00pm


Registration Is Open!  


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

Keynote Speaker: 

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!