Forestry forum planned in Alexandria

2/16/2013 7:30 AM
By Associated Press

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — The LSU AgCenter will host the Central Louisiana Forestry Forum on March 12.

The session is planned from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the evacuation center near the campus of LSU-Alexandria.

The forum will focus on issues facing timber producers, including tax law changes, fuel options for light trucks, the effects of weather patterns on timber, mineral leasing information, pipeline safety and wildfire protection programs.

In addition, Buck Vandersteen, Louisiana Forestry Association director, will talk about current forestry issues.

For more information on registration, call LSU AgCenter forestry agent Robbie Hutchins at 318-767-3968 or email rhutchins(at)

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