Join MACC for its Fall Conference on Managing Massachusetts Forests

The theme of the 2016 Fall Conference is Managing Massachusetts Forests:  Conservation, Stewardship, and Regulation. This year’s Fall Conference 

will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 ~ 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m, at Holyoke Community College’s Kittredge Center in Holyoke, MA. If you are a conservation commission member or agent;  a forester or timber harvester; a forest land owner; a member of a land trust or watershed association; or simply someone who cares for or about forests, you need to attend this conference. Come learn about

Wetlands Protection Act requirements for forestry • Forest Cutting Practices Act • MOU between MA DEP and MA DCR for forests and wetlands protection • Working with foresters and conservation commissions • Forest management • Forest BMPs • Ecological functions and values of forests that require protection • Managing forests for environmental stewardship and conservation goals.

Don’t miss Keynote Speaker David R. Foster, Director of the Harvard Forest, Principal Investigator for the Harvard Forest Long Term Ecological Research program, noted ecologist, and author of many books, including Wildlands and Woodlands – A Vision for the New England Landscape. Not to be missed!

For more information and to register, go to MACC’s Fall Conference web site page. Hope to see you there.