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Coastal Pines Technical College Logger / Forestry Education

November 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Southern Pines Technical College is offering the following logging / forestry education classes at their campus in Waycross on Friday November 6th, 2020. All courses have been approved (CLE) and (CFE) credit. There are four total classes (2 hour segments) so possible 8 hours total credit.

8:00 a.m. 
Water Quality and BMP’s

Speaker:  Matt Mrizek (GFC, Water Quality Specialist)
Water Quality updates and BMP’s for logging/forestry                    

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   
Safety in the Woods
Speaker:  Scott Copeland (Guffin & Eleam Insurance)
Identify hazards at the logging site.  Communication between employees on the job, safely setting out loads, and securely delivering forest products to the mill.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Record Keeping: Harvest Permits and Timber Tax Forms
Speakers:  Diane Davis (Ware County Tax Office) and Tommy Peagler
Securing harvesting permits and road bonds from local officials.  Correctly completing the timber tax form after harvest.  Maintaining accurate records.

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Aesthetics: Creating a positive public image of Logging
Speaker:  Tommy Peagler
Implementing harvesting regimes that can influence positive public perception.  Leaving the logging site in good condition.

The cost for each course:
2 hours: $40.00
8 hours: $160.00

Registration and payment questions call:

Economic Development at 912-285-6474 or

Use the non-credit registration form for registration and payment.

  • Checks are made payable to: Coastal Pines Technical College
  • Send payment to the address on the form.
  • You can use one registration form for one or all four classes.
  • Lunch is provided along with light refreshments at breaks.


November 6, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tommy Peagler
(912) 262-4304


Coastal Pines Technical College
1701 Carswell Ave
Waycross, 31503 United States
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