Hurricane Katrina Forest Recovery

As we work together to tackle the historic challenge that Hurricane Katrina has presented to the forestry communities of Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama, we hope that this blog will be a valuable resource and tool.

Friday, October 14

2005 MFA Annual Meeting

The Mississippi Forestry Association has rescheduled their 2005 Annual Meeting for January 23 – 25, 2006, at the Silver Star Convention Center, Pearl River Resort near Philadelphia, Mississippi. The meeting was originally scheduled to take place in Biloxi in late October, but due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina on many of their members the meeting was rescheduled and relocated

Among those scheduled to speak are Congressman Chip Pickering; Dr. George Hopper, Dean of the Miss. State University College of Forest Resources; Joe Calhoon, a leading authority on leadership development and organizational performance; and Marc Walley, Vice President and Director of Timberland Management for Forest Investment Associates.

For further information about the meeting contact the Mississippi Forestry Association at Eleana Pope or 601-354-4936.


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