Florida-Georgia
May 14, 2019

Objective: Discussion of hurricane Michael impacts and recovery; challenges that state forestry agencies are facing, and how Southern Research Station scientists may be able to address these needs through current research activities, science syntheses, or other collaborative efforts.

May 14, 2019

Monday May 13th Optional Group Dinner

6pm, Edward Ball Dining Room at Wakulla Springs Lodge

Tuesday, May 14th

9:00am

Welcome to WEI

Bob Ballard, Executive Director

9:15am

Introductions

Stephanie Laseter

9:30am

Opening Comments

Rob Doudrick - SRS Station Director, Jim Karels- Florida State Forester, Chuck Williams- Georgia State Forester

9:45am

FIA Analysis

Topic Leads: Robert Lee, Mark Brown, Sam Lambert

BREAK



10:30am

Markets and Economic Sustainability

Topic Lead: Karen Abt

11:30am

Forest Operations

Topic Leads: Dana Mitchell, and Matthew Smidt

LUNCH



1:30pm

Fire Risks

Topic lead: Scott Goodrick

2:30pm

Chipola EFR and FL A&M

Johnny Grace

3:30pm

4pm

Closing Comments

Adjourn Meeting