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2015 Spring TWS/SAF Contining Education Series
March 11-12, The Seasons Lodge, 560 St. Rd. 46E, Nashville IN 47488

Integrating Wildlife Habitat into Forest Management Prescriptions: A Hands-on Workshop
Wednesday, March 11: Indoor Sessions
11:30 Registration
12:30 Introduction
(break 3:10-3:30)
Rob Chapman, Extension Wildlife Specialist, Purdue University
Ron Rathfon, Extension Forester, Purdue University

Joy O'Keefe, Director, Indiana State University Center for Bat Research, Outreach and Conservation
Chris Neggers, Forester, The Nature Conservancy

Reptiles and Amphibians
Brian MacGowan, Extension Wildlife Specialist, Purdue University
Dan Shaver, Director, Brown County Hills Project, The Nature Conservancy

Small Mammals
Dan Nelson, Graduate Research Assistant, Purdue University
Andy Meier, HEE Coordinator
5:45 Wrap-up Discussion
6:00 Adjourn
6:15 Dinner and Social
Thursday, March 12: Field Exercise
7:30 Breakfast
8:30 Depart hotel for the Bridgehouse in Yellowwood State Forest
8:45 Marketing timber for wildlife habitat: a simulated field exercise
10:45 Field exercise discussion
11:45 Adjourn

Lodging: A block of rooms is reserved at the The Seasons Lodge for March 10 and 11 at the rate of $79 per night. Specify that you are with Indiana SAF. Make your reservations by February 10, 2015. Call toll-free at 1.800.365.7327.

Conference Facility: The Seasons Lodge is located between the north entrance to Brown County State Park and downtown Nashville IN on State Road 46.

Need Continuing Education Credit?: Receive credit for your efforts! While continuing to improve your knowledge and skills as a professional, why not gain continuing education credits that apply toward Professional Certification?

TWS: This workshop is worth 5 contact hours under Category 1 Organized Activities. Information about the Certified Wildlife Biologist Program can be found here.

SAF: This workshop has been assigned 7 hours under Category 1. Information about SAF Continuing Education is available online.

Registration: Pre-registration is required in order to plan meals and breaks. Please register by February 20, 2015. Registration pays for part of the total costs of breaks, meals, and workshop materials.

Information: For more information contact Brian MacGowan ().

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