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$1,000 reward given in criminal damage case

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The Forest Protection Committee of the Louisiana Forestry Association made an award totaling $1,000 to a person who provided information leading to arrests and convictions in a case involving the criminal damage to logging equipment in Ouachita Parish. Rewards are given upon the recommendation of Roy St. Pierre, chief of enforcement for the Office of Forestry under the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. The identities of the people who provide the information are kept confidentia...
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Grand opening event for CCC Museum April 18

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Commemorating the 50,000 men working in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps in Louisiana during the Great Depression, the CCC Museum officially opened April 18 at the Southern Forest Heritage Museum in Long Leaf.
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Commemorative Tree Planting at the Louisiana Capitol

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A live oak tree will be planted Monday, Nov. 2 at noon at Fourth St. and Spanish Town Road to commemorate the opening of the national Society of American Foresters (SAF) convention in Baton Rouge.
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Reed Huckabay Forestry Scholarship Endowed

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A new forestry scholarship in honor of the late Reed Huckabay of Shreveport has been endowed to the Louisiana Forestry Foundation by friends, family and colleagues.
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Arbor Day seedling giveaway

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The Louisiana Forestry Association (LFA) is giving away 1000 trees on Wednesday, Jan. 23 for Arbor Day. The giveaway will include red maple, baldcypress, nuttall oak, and Eastern redbud. The tree giveaway will be from 7 - 9 a.m. at the office located at 2316 S. MacArthur Drive, across the highway from Albertson’s.
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Horace White Named Outstanding Tree Farmer

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Horace H. White of Pineville is the 2011 Louisiana Outstanding Tree Farmer for his 95-acre tree farm located in Rapides Parish. The award was made during the annual convention of the Louisiana Forestry Association (LFA) Sept. 1 in Lake Charles.
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  • December 2016 LFA email Newsletter
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  • The State of Louisiana’s Forests

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  • 2014 LFA Annual Report

    President Dave Cupp's message, comparative budgets, 2015 LFA Board list, highlights from 2014, news including emerald ash borer, billboards, Kisatchie quarter and Martco's planned OSB mill.
  • Louisiana Logger Magazine - April 2015

    Louisiana Logger - April 2015: Someone may be watching you!; Bonner Logging has husband and wife duo; OSHA Alliance with loggers works to improve safety; It’s wild turkey season in the woods of Louis...