Trucking and Workforce webinar series from FRA concludes at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 with the session, "Creative Approaches Used in New Zealand to Improve Trucking Efficiency." Master Loggers seeking Continuing Education credits for their Master Logger Card in 2022 and foresters seeking Continuing Education credits for their COFC renewal for 2022 can earn one credit for taking the online webinar and reporting it to Louisiana Logging Council Coordinator Gracee Texada at gtexada
Managers in the wood products industry should prioritize hiring graduates who hold the advanced forestry credential certified by the Louisiana Forestry Association. But, how many managers even know that the LFA acts as a certifying agency for a statewide forestry credential? Allow me to introduce you to Louisiana’s best kept secret. Let’s start at the beginning. In the fall of 1978, the first Louisiana FFA forestry contest was hosted by Louisiana Tech; there were about 40 stu
Lynn Billingsley is a Florida girl, a self-described “city girl,” really. But the retired teacher has established a forestry scholarship through the Louisiana Forestry Foundation in her name and that of her late husband, Robert. Why? The retired teacher honored the wish of her husband that came up in a conversation the couple had on the day he died. Robert’s grandfather and namesake, Walter Robert Billingsley, was a DeSoto Parish native and owned forest land there. Robert’s f
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