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Annual Meeting- 2008
August 15 & 16, 2008
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The 2008 Annual meeting was held at the HARTLEY OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER in ST. CHARLES, MICHIGAN Friday and Saturday, August 15 and 16 Here is a summary of this year's itinerary

FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2008

  • 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. -- Registration open in the Moosehead Café at the Hartley Outdoor Education Center
  • 8:30 A.M. -- Michigan Forest Association Board Meeting Classroom, Hartley Outdoor Education Center
  • Noon – 1:00 P.M. -- Sandwich bar lunch in the Moosehead Cafe
  • 1:15 – 1:45 P.M. -- Welcome to Hartley and introduction to their programs by Jim Blaschka
  • 1:45 - 2:30 P.M. -- Cougars and wild boars in Michigan – Dr. Patrick Rusz, Michigan Wildlife Conservancy
  • 2:30 – 5:30 P.M. -- Tour Hartley Outdoor Education Center, including the Murphy Farm and timber harvest area
  • -- Concurrent children's program at the Murphy Farm
  • 5:00 P.M. -- Alumni reception for Michigan Tech graduates hosted by Chris Hohnholt, of MTU
  • 6:30 P.M. -- Wild game barbecue dinner at the Hartley Outdoor Education Center
  • -- A visit with John Paul LeFranc, the "Voyageur"

SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 2008

  • 8:00 – 9:00 A.M. -- Registration  in the Moosehead Café at the Hartley Outdoor Education Center
  • 8:30 A.M. -- Assemble at the Hartley Outdoor Education Center for field trips (see details below)
  • 5:00 P.M. -- Annual business meeting of the Association at Hartley Outdoor Education Center
  • 6:00 P.M. -- Banquet, auction, and raffle at the Hartley Outdoor Education Center
  • 10:00 P.M. -- Enjoy the rest of your summer!


FIELD TRIP A
Morning: Shiawassee Nat'l Wildlife Refuge  OR Greenpoint (if it's raining)
Afternoon: Ringwood Forest andPrice Park with Don Dickmann

FIELD TRIP B
Morning: Price Park and Shiawassee Nat'l Wildlife Refuge
Afternoon: Ringwood Forest with Don Dickmann OR Greenpoint (if it's raining)

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