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Tennessee Forestry Commission to Meet

Tennessee Forestry Commission to Meet

Posted: Wednesday, August 5, 2009 8:01 pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Forestry Commission will meet Aug. 11 at 8:30 a.m. CDT in the Bruer Building at Ellington Agricultural Center, located at 440 Hogan Road in Nashville, Tenn.

The commission will hear a report on a recent timber theft survey of consulting foresters conducted by the University of Tennessee. The commission will also review and make recommendations on the budget for the Division of Forestry, receive a sub-committee report on forester credentialing and elect officers for the coming year.

The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in addressing the commission should plan to arrive prior to the start of the meeting in order to be placed on the agenda.

The Tennessee Forestry Commission comprises seven members representing the public’s interests as it relates to forest resources in the state. The commission advises the Tennessee Department of Agriculture on forest resource issues and the Division of Forestry. For more information, contact the TDA Division of Forestry at 615-837-5520.
Posted 8.5.09

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