Missouri Tree Farm 70th Anniversary Celebration
Mar
1
to Mar 2

Missouri Tree Farm 70th Anniversary Celebration

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Please mark your calendars for the Missouri Tree Farm 70th Anniversary Celebration planned for March 1-2, 2019 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Columbia, MO.

Lodging: Participants must make their reservations and pay their lodging costs. Make reservations ASAP to assure availability and group rate. Hilton Garden Inn: (573) 814-5464 – 3300 Vandiver Drive, Columbia, MO 65202. Group rate: $94 King Room or $98 Double Queen Room. Room block is being offered until February 20, 2019. Please mention group code: WWMTF – Missouri Tree Farm.

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Bass Pro Shops Reception
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Banquet Dinner and Awards Ceremony
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Saturday Session Registration (Lunch Included)
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Early registration (through February 1, 2019) will be entered to win a $100 Bass Pro gift card. Registration after February 1 will increase to $35.00. No registrations will be accepted after February 22.

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Concurrent Session Topics: Black Walnut Initiative, Chestnuts & Ozark Chinquapins, Estate Planning & Succession, Invasive Species, Tree Pests & Diseases, Timber Markets Present & Future, Timber Stand Improvement & Cost Share, and Wildlife Habitat Enhancement.

Tree Farm Celebration Agenda

FRIDAY, MARCH 1

10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Missouri Tree Farm Committee business meeting. Lunch will be provided.

11:00 am – 3:30 pm: Barrel 53 Cooperage Tours and Tastings. Barrel 53 is a family-owned and operated whiskey barrel cooperage and stave manufacturer. Every barrel is aged and refined using premium Missouri White Oak. Tours will be offered for $25 (lunch included). Space is limited to 50.

1:00 – 4:00 pm: Registration. Please check in and pick up your attendance gift bag.

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Bass Pro Shops Reception. Join us for a cocktail reception at Bass Pro located within walking distance of the Hilton Garden Inn.

6:00 – 9:00 pm: Banquet Dinner and Awards Ceremony. Chris Erwin with the American Tree Farm System will speak on Advocacy and Legislative Process. Missouri State Forester Lisa Allen will be presenting the annual awards.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

8:00 – 8:45 am: Registration. Please check in and pick up your attendance gift bag.

9:00 – 9:45 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks.

9:45 – 10:00 am: Opportunity to meet with vendors.

10:00 – 10:50 am: Concurrent Session – Period 1.

10:50 – 11:00 am: Opportunity to meet with vendors.

11:00 – 11:50 am: Concurrent Session – Period 2.

11:50 am – 1:20 pm: Lunch. Garret Nowell with Independent Stave will speak on the White Oak Initiative.

1:20 – 1:30: Opportunity to meet with vendors.

1:30 – 2:20: Concurrent Session – Period 3.

2:20 – 2:30: Opportunity to meet with vendors.

2:30 – 3:20: Concurrent Session – Period 4.

3:20 pm: Adjourn.

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Nov
12
6:30 PM18:30

Invasive Plant Workshop

Join the USDA Forest Service, University of Missouri Extension, and partners for an information packed workshop on invasive plants of Missouri. Discussions on:

  • The ecology and importance of Missouri’s forests

  • How to identify and map invasive plants in Missouri

  • Native alternatives to invasive ornamental plants

To RSVP or for more information contact Dacoda Maddox at (573) 875-5341 ext. 234 or DacodaMaddox@fs.fed.us.

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Nov
5
4:00 PM16:00

Invasive Plant Workshop

Join the USDA Forest Service, University of Missouri Extension, and partners for an information packed workshop on invasive plants of Missouri. Discussions on:

  • The ecology and importance of Missouri’s forests

  • How to identify and map invasive plants in Missouri

  • Native alternatives to invasive ornamental plants

To RSVP or for more information contact Dacoda Maddox at (573) 875-5341 ext. 234 or DacodaMaddox@fs.fed.us.

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Oct
30
4:00 PM16:00

Invasive Plant Workshop

Join the USDA Forest Service, University of Missouri Extension, and partners for an information packed workshop on invasive plants of Missouri. Discussions on:

  • The ecology and importance of Missouri’s forests

  • How to identify and map invasive plants in Missouri

  • Native alternatives to invasive ornamental plants

To RSVP or for more information contact Dacoda Maddox at (573) 875-5341 ext. 234 or DacodaMaddox@fs.fed.us.

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Arbormeisters Homebrew and Craft Beer Festival
Sep
8
1:00 PM13:00

Arbormeisters Homebrew and Craft Beer Festival

314-533-5323
info@moreleaf.org

@ CommuniTree Gardens Nursery, 2194 Creve Ceour Mill Rd. South, St. Louis, MO 63146
Each homebrew includes at least one ingredient sourced from a tree! Enjoy these unique brews while enjoying the natural setting of Forest ReLeaf's Communitree Gardens Nursery in Creve Coeur Park. All proceeds benefit Forest ReLeaf's mission of "planting trees, enriching communities." Attendees will have the opportunity to rate the various brews and vote for their favorites; may the best homebrewer win! You will enjoy live music, CommuniTree Gardens nursery tours, raffle prizes, food trucks with food for sale and additional food and beverages. Tickets are $30 in advance, $50 for VIP and $35 at the gate. $30


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