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2016 Fall Conference
October 11-13, Southern Indiana Purdue Agricutural Center

Back from the Brink: Restoration Efforts for Decimated Species
Wednesday, October 12
11:30pm Registration
12:30pm Greetings/Housekeeping
Restoring American Elm
Jim Slavicek, USFS, Northern Research Station
A Stragety to Save Ash from Extinction
Jennifer Koch, USFS Northern Reserach Station
2:20pm Break
2:40pm Bredding and Restoration of American Chestnut in Indiana
James McKenna, Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center, Purdue University
3:40pm Butternut Restoration - Progress and Prospects
Keith Woeste, Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center, Purdue University
4:40pm Adjourn
5:00pm Business Meeting
6:30pm Dinner
Thursday, October 13
7:00am Breakfast
8:15am Load bus for travel to Andis Logging opereation
9:00am Tour Andis Logging operation
Robert Andis
11:15am Load bus for return to SIPAC
Noon Lunch
1:30pm SIPAC American Chestnut plantings
Ron Rathfon, Extension forester, Purdue University, SIPAC
2:45pm Adjourn

Conference Facility: Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center, 11371 E. Purdue Farm Road, Dubois, IN 47527

Continuing Education: This workshop will be assigned contact hours for continuing education credits.

Lodging: Lodging is available in nearby French Lick. There are a couple of large resort hotels. There are two non-resort hotels with reasonable prices: The Best Western – French Lick 812.936.0520; and Comfort Inn – French Lick 812.936.5300.

Dietary Needs: Do you have special dietary needs (e.g. food allergies, diabetic, etc.) or accessibility assistance? Please call John Friedrich () at 317.232.4118.

Registration: Pre-registration is required in order to plan meals and breaks. Please complete and return the registration form on this flyer by September 29, 2016 to the address indicated. Registration pays for part of the total cost of breaks, meals, transportation and speakers.

Online registration and payment link (PayPal)
Fill out the registration form and send with payment to Dale Weigel, 143 The Woods, Bedford, IN 47421. Make checks payable to Indiana Society of American Foresters.

Registration Fee
SAF or CF member number
Name if not the same as on CreditCard