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State Board of Forestry Meeting
December 9, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
BOARD OF FORESTRY will meet via Teleconference and Webinar from 8am to 4:30pm to DISCUSS STATEWIDE FORESTRY ISSUES. The meeting will be hosted by webinar and audio teleconference, and the public may join the meeting at the webinar/teleconference sites available in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Juneau, and Ketchikan. The agenda includes reports on the following topics: Proposed Fiscal Year 2016 forestry, forest practices, and monitoring budgets, Proposed 2015 legislation related to forestry, Reforestation standards review process for Interior and Southcentral Alaska, State consideration of assumption of authority for Section 404 wetlands program, Forest practices effectiveness monitoring, Wood energy in Alaska and state timber sales for wood energy projects, Southeast State Forest Management Plan, Federal forest management in Alaska including national forest planning, Roadless Rule implementation, Southeast land ownership initiatives, Alexander Archipelago wolf status, and old growth availability, and Southeast Alaska Fish Habitat Partnership, Alaska Timber Jobs Task Force recommendations and implementation, and Division of Forestry program updates. A copy of the draft agenda and a list of teleconference locations are available at http://forestry.alaska.gov/pdfs/whats_new/Board_of_Forestry_Meeting_Dec_9_2014.pdf. For additional information, contact Marty Freeman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 907-269-8467 prior to noon December 8.