17th Annual Sustainable Forestry Conference

17th Annual Sustainable Forestry Conference

To be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Keyes Peak Ski Lodge – Florence, WI

Watch for further details to come!

16th Annual Sustainable Forestry Conference

May 5, 2021

In-Person Event

Keyes Peak Ski Lodge

Florence, WI

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Conference Agenda

7:30-7:55 Registration & Light Breakfast

7:55-8:00 Welcome

8:00-9:00 Forestry & Logging Techniques to increase Ruffed Grouse Habitat
John Steigerwaldt, Ruffed Grouse Society

9:00-10:00 Technology Panel
Leo Huhta, Waldo Solutions
Carl Lockhart, John Deere
Shane Kleiman, Green Timber Forestry

10:00-10:15 BREAK

10:15-11:00 Loggers and Truckers Cooperative Efforts
Dennis Schoeneck, Timber Professionals Cooperative

11:00-11:45 MI/WI Forestry Industry Assistance Programs
Don Peterson, Renewable Resource Solutions

11:45-12:30 LUNCH

12:30-1:00 Financing Options for Forestry Industry
Jed Lechleitner, mBank

1:00-2:15 Roundwood Purchasing Panel
Chris Boor, Bell Pole
John Johnson, Potlatch
Tim Nicklaus, Kretz Lumber

2:15-2:30 BREAK

2:30-3:15 WI/MI Legislative & Forest Practices Study Updates
Henry Schienebeck , GLTPA

*Continuing Education Credits Available*

We respectfully request that if your registration was rolled over from last year, please complete the REGISTRATION form and resubmit the form ONLY by April 26, 2021 deadline either by mail, fax or email.

Mail to: Renewable Resource Solutions
1353 W. Hwy US 2, Suite 2
Crystal Falls, MI 49920

Fax (906) 875-3724 or Email to Nikki@renewableresourcesolutions.com

Register Online with payments: https://lumberjackrcd.org/sustainable-forestry-conf

Conference Fee: $35.00

Financial Contributors/Sponsors: Registration is FREE, only return the completed Registration form.

Face Masks recommendations will be based on Florence County Health Department requirements on May 5, 2021.


Thank you to everyone who made this years Sustainable Forestry Conference a successful one!  Hope to see you all again next year.

2021 Sustainable Forestry Conference Presentations

Waldo Solutions-Huhta
John Deere-Lockhart
Green Timber Forestry-Kleiman
Timber Professionals Coop-Schoeneck
Renewable Resource Solutions-Peterson
Bell Pole-Boor