Forestry 101 for landowners set

Landowners wanting to know more about how to make their forest land "healthier, more profitable and sustainable" are invited to a Forestry 101 workshop for landowners this month.

The free workshop is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, July 19 at the Lincoln Parish Public Safety Complex, 161 Road Camp Road, Ruston.

The LSU AgCenter, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Trailblazer RC&D will put on the event sponsored by Allstate Land and Timber, Burnham Construction, Canfor Southern Pine, ENABLE Midstream Partners, Lincoln Parish Police Jury, Louisiana Forestry Association, LSU AgCenter, Mudd & Holland Consulting Foresters LLC, NRCS, Origin Bank and Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).

Although the workshop is free, you must pre-register by calling (318) 255-3554 and leave your name and contact information and the name of the workshop on the answering machine. Or you can email

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