assessment of sustainability of our forests

Southern Forest Resource Assessment

led by the USDA Forest Service's Southern Region and Southern Research Station in collaboration with the USEPA, US Fish & Wildlife, TVA, and state forestry agencies of the Southern United States

Team Meeting


Clarion Hotel, Atlanta Airport
Atlanta, Georgia
February 15-17, 2000


Purpose:  To finalize assessment questions and develop draft plans of work for each.


February 15

10:00 am Welcome and Introductions
10:20 am Overview and Discussion of the Assessment Process
11:20 am Overview and Discussion of This Meeting:  Expectations/Ground rules
11:50 am Lunch
1:00 pm Review of Assessment Questions (Question Managers in Broad Category Breakout Groups)
 2:30 pm Public Comments (With Question Managers in Broad Category Breakout Groups)
3:00 pm Break
3:30pm Cross--Category Review of Questions/Recommended Changes (Entire Team & Public )
5:00 pm Adjourn


February 16

8:00 am Instructions For The Day (Entire Team)
8:30 am Question Managers Begin Work Planning (Broad Category Groups or Individually)
11:30 am Status Reports and Public Comments (Broad Category Groups)
12:00 noon Lunch
1:00 pm Work Planning Continues
4:30 pm Status Reports and Public Comments (Broad Category Groups)
5:00 pm Adjourn


February 17

8:00 am Linkages/Data Sharing/Coordination and Next Steps
12:00 noon Adjourn 

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