URBANA, Ill. — University of Illinois Extension and Iowa State University Extension are hosting the 2018 Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference on Saturday, March 10, at the Sinsinawa Mound Center in Sinsinawa, Wisconsin.
“We are proud to announce that this is the 24th year for the forestry conference, which annually draws over 500 woodland landowners and tree enthusiasts from Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, and several other states,” says Jay Hayek, U of I Extension forester.
“We definitely like to brag about this being one of the largest woodland-owner conferences east of the Mississippi River. We have 16 guest speakers this year with a slate of 20 forestry, conservation, and wildlife-related presentations,” Hayek says.
To register online and to view the conference agenda, please visit http://extension.illinois.edu/go/forestconference
Participants will also have the opportunity to interact with state and university forestry and natural resource specialists.
Registration is $55. The registration fee includes continental breakfast, turkey or meatless lasagna lunch, refreshments throughout the day, handouts, and the traditional Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference coffee mug.
The deadline to register is noon on March 2. Advance registration is required. Participation is limited to the first 450 paid registrations, so early registration is encouraged and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. No walk-in registrations on the day of the conference will be allowed.
Sinsinawa Mound Center is located on 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, Wisconsin. Directions to Sinsinawa Mound Center can be found at http://www.sinsinawa.org/directions_map.html.
For more information about the Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference, visit http://www.extension.iastate.edu/forestry/tri_state/registration.html.