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Q4: Virtual Member Town Hall
November 10, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFree for GFA Members
We are excited to present the speakers for our upcoming GFA Member Town Hall on November 10, 2021. You must RSVP to attend this fully virtual event. If you have any questions, contact Director of Membership Tim Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM | MANUFACTURING & OPERATIONS
Manufacturing Innovations – Framing the Future of Forest Products
Scientists are studying ways to maximize wood fiber as a sustainable alternative to traditionally carbon intensive materials. From replacing chip bags to enhancing the safety of our automobiles, learn about the innovative applications of wood and nanocellulose that are shaping our future and driving demand for forest products.
- Dr. Carson Meredith, Executive Director, Renewable Bioproducts Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | LANDOWNERS & MANAGERS
Birding – Exploring Non-Timber Revenue Opportunities on Your Land
Georgia’s forest landowners and managers are facing increased pressure from market and supply chain challenges, taxation and increased urbanization. Landowners must take advantage of opportunities to leverage the value of their land, and that means thinking creatively about non-timber revenue potential. Learn from wildlife experts about opportunities to build value on your land by connecting an ever-growing community of birders to opportunities on private land.
- Adam Betuel, Director of Conservation, Georgia Audubon Society
- Dr. Bob Sargent, Program manager, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division