Annual Meeting Michigan Forest Association
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Annual Meeting- 2005
August 19 & 20, 2005
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Bill and Alice Botti planned an outstanding meeting, starting with the MFA Board meeting Friday morning. The annual meeting started at 1:00 pm with the Annual Membership Business Meeting followed by a School Forest Seminar. On Friday evening the Banquet, Awards and Auction were held. Activities Saturday morning and early afternoon included tours of a School Forest and the Ballard Family woods. The afternoon tour of the Eaton Rapids Camp included stops at 4 program stations where resource professionals discussed wildlife management, cost-share programs, timber management and small-scale woods equipment. In the late afternoon, forestry games were available for the kids and adults. On Saturday evening, participants were treated to a barbeque dinner followed by campfire songs with the Renaissance Foresters.

Eaton Rapids Camp Meeting Hall Many activities were held at the Eaton Rapids Camp Meeting Hall
Wanigan The Wanigan made an appearance at the meeting
Lunch Delicious meals were prepared and served in the meeting hall
School Forest Tour The School Forest Tour participants were treated to some needed rain, but it didn't seem to dampen spirits
Tour On Saturday afternoon, tours were given of the Eaton Rapids Camp, with resource professionals available to discuss many topics
Tour Members could ride on wagons or walk on the Camp tour
Demonstration Pete Klink gave a demonstration of a Woodmizer portable band saw while Colin Burnett harvested several trees to provide the logs for the saw