Forestry workshop

The St. Joseph County Conservation District has announced a forestry workshop it is sponsoring this week.

The event is 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday and features two keynote speakers: Ben Schram, forestry assistance program coordinator with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, and Jeff Steinkraus, consulting forester.

The focus of the workshop will center on qualified forestry, conservation forestry planning and a new component on what is called the reLEAF program.

Prospective participants are asked to RSVP by phoning 467-6336, ext. 6

The program takes place at the St. Joseph County Intermediate School District.

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