|forestry field day
The District held a Forestry Field Day at the Comden Towle Model Forest on June 4, 2010 with 33 people in attendance. The sessions were as follows: Chain Saw/Tree Cutting Safety, Managing Your Woodlot for Wildlife, Forest Programs, Managing Your Woodlot for Timber Production and Portable Sawmill Demonstration. The portable sawmill was the highlight of the day. The demonstration included cutting logs, cutting them into boards, and even changing saw blades. We had a few light showers but the rain managed to hold off until the end of the day.
Our 62nd Annual Meeting was held on October 27, 2010 with approximately 125 people in
attendance. Dinner was catered and served by Litwiller Catering. Tickets were draw for the
door prizes during the dinner. Our Guest speaker was John Niewoonder, Michigan Department
of Natural Resources and Environment. His presentation covered deer management and feral
hogs. Two candidates were elected to the Board of Directors. The District also presented two
Cooperator Signs and a Cooperator of The Year Award.
| meet the board
John Kurkowski Director
Phyllis Larson Vice Chair
Bruce Noll Chairman
Rick Outman Director, replaced by Steve Wyckoff
Merrill Johnson Treasurer