2019 Annual Meeting Agenda


KWOA Annual Meeting

March 26 & 27, 2019

Pennyrile State Forest & State Resort Park

 PLEASE NOTE:

The Annual Meeting opens on Tuesday, March 26, at the Pennyrile Forest (not the Park Lodge); we move to the State Park Lodge for the late afternoon and evening banquet. We remain at the State Park for all programs on Wednesday. Here are directions to Forest: From the north:

  • Western Kentucky Parkway to Dawson Springs, from the north this is exit 92
  • South on Highway 109 – Right at the T (E Arcadia Ave) toward Dawson Springs
  • Left onto South Main Street (at 5/3 Bank) (there is a stop sign there)
  • Head southeast on S Main St toward Water St – 0.4 mi
  • Turn right onto Hamby – 0.2 mi
  • Turn left onto KY-109 S/Scott St 
  • Continue to follow KY-109 S – 6.1 mi
  • Turn right onto KY-398 S – 3.0 mi
  • Turn right onto Pennyrile Forest State Park Rd 
  • Destination will be on the left

Tuesday, March 26,

2019

9:00 – 10:00 Registration at the Pennyrile State Forest

10:00 – 10:15 Opening Remarks

10:15 – 10:35 Management of the Pennyrile State Forest:   Jim Bryan, Kentucky Division of Forestry

10:35 – 10:55 State of the Watersheds:  Amanda Gumbert, UK Extension Service, Water Quality

10:55 – 11:15 Forestry News Updates – “be in the know, be in the flow”

11:15 – 12:15 Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 Biology and Field Chemistry Group 1: Sarah Yount, KDOW

Habitat and Riparian Issues Group 2: Amanda Gumbert, UK Extension Service, Water Quality

2:00 – 3:00 Biology and Field Chemistry Group 2: Sarah Yount, KDOW

Habitat and Riparian Issues Group 1: Amanda Gumbert, UK Extension

3:15 – 4:00 Streams and Timber Harvesting (Best Management Practices): Jim Bryan, KDOF

PLEASE NOTE:We now move to the Pennyrile State Park
4:45 – 6:00 Social Time

6:00 – 9:00 Banquet and awards

6:00 – 7:15 Dinner

7:15 – 7:45 Keynote Address Kentucky State Senator Robby Mills

7:45 – 8:05 KWOA Scholarship Award Presentation to Sarah Hays

8:05 – 8:25 Presentation of the Service Forester’s Award

8:25 – 8:45 UK Forestry Students: Sarah Hays, Michael Branscum, Dan Eaton

8:45 – 9:00 Closing Remarks: Doug McLaren, KWOA President

 

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

7:00 – 8:45 Breakfast (On Your Own)

9:00 – 9:15 Watershed Watch in Kentucky: Dr. Gregory Khuns, MD KWOA Board Member / SRWW Steering Committee

9:15 – 9:35 American Chestnut Foundation Update: Rick Caldwell, KYTACF

9:35 – 9:55 Warren Beeler, Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy

9:55 – 11:00 Cooperators Report

11:00 – 12:00 Business Meeting

12:00 Adjournment

FYI: For those stay on, the Kentucky Master Woodland Stewards Reunion begins at 1:00