October 5-6, 2001 Landowner Training on Forest Harvesting Techniques, Safety and Best Management Practices at Graves Mountain Conservation Area, Wayne County. Contact Jason Jensen, MDC, at (573) 223-4525
October 13, 2001 Combined meeting of Missouri Nut Growers Association, Missouri Chapter of the Walnut Council and Missouri Tree Farmers at HarperHill Farms, Butler, Mo. Emphasis will be on mechanical harvesting of black walnuts. Farm is 9 miles west of Butler, on Highway 52 and 11/4 miles south on "V" Highway. Registration at 9 am. Contact Larry Harper at (573) 442-5326 to reserve lunch.
October 13, 2001 Woods walk on Karl Wolf property in Carter County. Contact John Tuttle, MDC, at (573) 323-8515
October 26, 2001 Missouri State Tree Farm Committee meeting in Rolla, Mo. from 1-4 p.m. Contact Jason Holder at (573) 634-3252.
October 26-27, 2001 Annual Nut Harvest Festival at the Jim and Florence Wilson Pecan Farm, Nevada, Mo., sponsored by Wilson Pecan Farms, Missouri Nut Growers Association and Nevada Chamber of Commerce. 10 am to 3 pm daily, including tours of the pecan orchards, tree shaking and mechanical nut harvesting. Rain or shine. Contact Florence Wilson at (417) 667-8115.
October 27, 2001 Missouri Chapter of the Walnut Council meeting at the Roland Cartwright farm near Cabool, Mo. The meeting will feature an evaluation and discussion of a walnut log sale. Timber has been marked by a professional forester. Registration begins at 9 am at the Methodist Church in Cabool. Contact Roland Cartwright at (417) 962-3411.
October 27, 2001 Forest management tour focusing on oak decline. Several sites near Zalma, Bollinger County. Contact Rick Kammler, MDC at (573) 783-7031 (See article on page 5.)
November 3, 2001 Central Region Woodland Stewardship Conference at the beautiful National Arbor Day Foundation's Lied Conference Center in Nebraska City, Neb. (for more information see page 4).
November 8-11, 2001 2001 National Tree Farmer Convention in Hershey, Pa. Contact Sue Shaddeau, 1555 Pangborn Station Dr., Decatur, GA 30033; phone: (770) 492-1229; fax (770) 451-2976.
December 7, 2001 Missouri State Tree Farm Committee meeting in Jefferson City, Mo. from 10 a.m. to noon at the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce, 213 Adams St. Contact Jason Holder at (573) 634-252.
February 8-9, 2002 Missouri Nut Growers Association nut show. Community Center, Nevada, Mo. Evaluation of entries on Friday and nut show and business meeting on Saturday. All are welcome. Contact Mary Ann Byrd, (660) 925-3253.
February 23, 2002 Tree Farm Stewardship Days Conference, Country Club Hotel at the Lake of the Ozarks. Contact Julie Rhoads (573) 882-3234 or RhoadsJ@missouri.edu
* Send event dates to: Sandy Hodge, 203 Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Bldg., MU Center for Agroforestry, Columbia, MO 65211