Registration due by Sept 28 ~ 2009 State of Maryland Forestry Summit.

The Center for Agro-Ecology, along with the Maryland Forests Association and other members of Maryland's forestry and environmental communities will be hosting the 2009 State of Maryland Forestry Summit. The link will take you to a pdf of registration brochure and Summit agenda.

The Summit is scheduled for Monday, October 5, 2009
at the Maritime Institute for Technology in Linthicum, MD.

Registrations will be accepted through September 28, 2009.

Background: Leading up to The Summit, this spring 155 leaders and stakeholders were invited to answer a survey that was used to spark the discussion in the 5 listening sessions that were then held across the State to discuss how can we best focus limited resources on the most important issues facing forestry and what recommendations should be made to refine existing State policy and to position Maryland for new non-traditional markets for environmental services.

Throughout the day, participants will have ample time to visit with exhibitors all of whom will have displays that pertain to the issues discussed at the Summit.

Master Logger Continuing Education Credits Available

Cost for the day long program including lunch is $25 per person. To register, please complete the registration page and return. No refunds will be issued. For additional information, visit the Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology’s website: or call Nancy Nunn at (410) 827-8056, ext. 128.

Sponsoring Organizations:
The Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology, Inc., The Biophilia Foundation, Chesapeake Bay Program, Chesapeake Bay Trust, The Conservation Fund, Department of Natural Re-sources Forest Service, Forest Industry, Maryland Forest Association, The Nature Conser-vancy, The Pinchot Institute, Town Creek Foundation, University of Maryland Extension Special Thanks to our financial sponsors: The Biophilia Foundation, Chesapeake Bay Trust, Maryland Agriculture Council and Town Creek Foundation.

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