FORREST COUNTY (WDAM) - This is a news release from Forrest/Lamar CFA.
The Forrest/Lamar County Forestry Association is excited to announce a forestry field day that will be held on Saturday, October 3rd at Chambliss Tree Farm (corner of Dubose Rd. and Browns Bridge Rd. in Dixie). An exciting day has been put together with an array of interesting, important, and current topics with engaging speakers. Registration for the event is free, but pre-registration is required for meal planning purposes. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the presentations will begin at 9. The field day agenda includes: on-trailer tours of the property, property owner discussion about the changes in forest management since Hurricane Katrina, natural regeneration of longleaf stands in South MS, and the methods and benefits of introducing fire back into forest lands. Industry professionals and extension specialists will be on hand to answer questions and discuss topics. For any questions or to register, please call the Lamar County Extension Office at (601)794-3910 prior to September 30th.
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