Master Logger Core Class 2020
Aug. 18-19, 2020, ($160 for non-members of the La Logging Council or $80 for La. Logging Council members if paid by the Aug. 7, 2020, deadline)
Country Inn & Suites
2727 Monroe Hwy
Pineville, LA 71360
Business Management Class for CE
The Louisiana Logging Council, Louisiana Forestry Association and LSU AgCenter is sponsoring a Business Management Class for Loggers and Foresters to earn six hours continuing education credit.
The class will be a Business Management Class/La Workers Comp Corp.
The class is set for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Alexandria Evacuation Mega Shelter at LSU-A, 8125 U.S. Hwy. 71 South.
The deadline to register is Sept. 17.
Due to COVID-19 distancing practices, seating is limited to 50 people, so please register early. Thanks!
For More information, contact Gracee Texada at email@example.com.
All Master Logger Core Classes will be held at the Country Inn & Suites, 2727 Monroe Hwy, Pineville, LA 71360. Call (318) 641-8332 (let them know you are with LFA) for overnight reservations.
Please check for deadline
to pre-register. The cost of all classes will be double after deadline and at the door if not pre-registered.
Lunch is provided.
Pipeline Classes will be held around the state and are 2 CLE credits.
Click the link below for schedule and to RSVP.
Master Loggers attending pipeline classes or police jury meetings or any other qualified Continuing Education classes must provide proof of attendance to Gracee Texada before receiving credit.
Online Continuing Education
Due to the coronavirus, the Louisiana Logging Council and Louisiana Forestry Association is posting online opportunities for Master Loggers and Foresters to earn Continuing Education credits. Below you will find a list of online webinars that can be completed and go toward credit hours. Send proof of attending the webinar to Gracee Texada at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mailing it to Gracee Texada, PO Box 5067, Alexandria, LA 71307.
OHSA Training on CDC Guidelines Update
OSHA is helping provide updates to CDC Guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more by going to the CWPR website.
Forest Resources Association Summer Webinar Series
• Safety in Operations During COVID-19
Thursday, July 23 from 1 to 2 p.m. (local time)
During the COVID-19 pandemic, FRA members have implemented new safety practices into their daily operations to make sure that their employees and overall operations remain safe.
In this webinar, FRA President Deb Hawkinson will be joined by the leader of International Paper’s U.S. Safety Team, Amy Hood, and Weyerhaeuser’s Southern Director of Harvesting & Transportation, Clay Thomas.
The webinar will be a panel format to discuss topics such as employee safety, company operations and safety practices with contractors that have been implemented to address COVID-19. There will be a Q&A and we look forward to a great discussion centering around best practices in company operations.
The webinar begins at 2 p.m. ET (1 p.m. local time) and will last approximately one hour, including time for questions from participants.
In order to access login information for this webinar, you must register in advance HERE. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Forestry & Resources Webinar Portal
Continuing Education credits are available through the Forestry and Resources Webinar Portal. They are free and broadcast live, and allow Foresters and Master Loggers to earn credit hours.
For more information, go to http://forestrywebinars.net/
Sustainable Forestry Initiative Standards Webinar
SFI recaps its standards webinar, on June 25. Find out more about it and how to register by clicking on SFI Webinar.
American Forestry Conference
The American Forestry Conference virtual event is being put on by the Georgia Forestry Association July 27-30. Included in the event is a Governor's Panel moderated by USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp will participate and and invitation to Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has been extended. Attending the three-day virtual event will earn attendees 6 continuing education credits. To register, click here.
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