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Forestry Club. Student Chapter of the Society of American Foresters. *. Mission. To advance the science, technology, education, and practice of professional forestry and wildlife management in Kentucky, and to use the knowledge and skills of the profession to benefit society.

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Forestry club

Forestry Club

Student Chapter of the Society of American Foresters

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Mission
Mission

  • To advance the science, technology, education, and practice of professional forestry and wildlife management in Kentucky, and to use the knowledge and skills of the profession to benefit society.

  • To assist in sustaining membership and participation in sponsored activities.

  • To promote fellowship and professionalism among the forestry students at the University of Kentucky, and to promote a close relationship between the students and faculty.


What we do
What we do…

  • Attend Society of American Foresters events

  • ASFC Conclave

  • Tree Campus USA

  • Service projects

  • Camping trips and retreats

  • Club Meetings


Society of american foresters
Society of American Foresters

  • If you sign up for the club and register for SAF ($40) you get a free club T-shirt

  • Allows you to attend conferences:

    • Regional

    • National (2012 Spokane, WA)

    • Quiz Bowls

  • Allows you to attend ASFC Conclave

    • Auburn, AL March 2013


2011 society of american foresters national convention honolulu hawaii
2011 Society of American ForestersNational ConventionHonolulu, Hawaii

  • Five student representative went to the 2011 SAF National Convention

  • The Forestry Department is funding 4-5 travel scholarships for this year’s convention.

  • The Club may offer a scholarship to a club member in high standing. Details soon.


Asfc southern conclave
ASFC Southern Conclave

Physical Events

Technical Events

Compass and Pacing

Dendrology

Wildlife ID

Wood ID

DBH Estimation

Photogrammetry

Pole Classification

Timber Estimation

  • Stihl Timbersports

  • Crosscut

  • Bowsaw

  • Archery

  • Axe/Knife Throw

  • Log Burling

  • Log Roll

  • Pole Climb

  • Chain Throw

  • Log Chop

  • Pole Felling


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ASFC Southern Conclave

March 2013 Auburn University


Mini conclave
Mini Conclave

Before Conclave we attend a Mini Conclave event against University of Tennessee and University of the South.


Tree campus usa
Tree Campus USA

Recognizes college and university

campuses that:

  • Effectively manage their campus trees.

  • Develop connectivity with the community beyond campus borders to foster healthy, urban forests.

  • Strive to engage their student population utilizing service learning opportunities centered on campus, and community, forestry efforts.

Five standards for recognition

  • Tree Campus Advisory Committee

  • Campus Tree Care Plan

  • Campus Tree Program with Annual Expenditures

  • Arbor Day Observance

  • Service Learning Project


Service projects
Service Projects

  • Tree plantings

  • Road clearing

  • Hazardous tree removal

  • Invasive species removal

  • Tree ID and Mapping projects

  • Trail cleanup

  • KDF Seed collection

  • Volunteer at Wood Expo

  • Firewood sales


Club retreats
Club Retreats

Camp McKee

We spent a weekend at Camp McKee removing hazardous trees that were impeded their trail system.


Benefits of joining
Benefits of Joining

  • Networking

  • Resume booster

  • Service projects

  • Leadership opportunities

  • Traveling

  • Way to reinforce forestry education

  • Job opportunities

  • Free T-shirts (if you join SAF)

  • Fun!!!


Club meetings
Club Meetings

  • Tuesday, September 4 from 12:15-1:00pm

    • Conference room

    • Free Pizza and drinks

    • Club signups (free)

  • Meetings held every other week

  • Discussion of club activities


Upcoming events
Upcoming Events

  • Aug 30 – Softball Game 5:30 *Free Pizza

  • Aug 31 – Deadline to signup to volunteer at 4-H Forestry Competition.

  • Sept 4 – First club meeting

  • Sept 5-6, 12-13 – Practice site cleanup/Tree Campus USA project

  • Sept 17 – Deadline to apply for SAF Travel Scholarship

  • Sept 18 – 2nd Club meeting

  • Sept 26-27 – Calvary Cemetery Service Project


Contacts
Contacts

  • President – Luke Biscan [email protected] 330-245-6065

  • Vice-President – Anthony Kenney [email protected] 859-806-9163

  • Secretary – Alex Paige

  • Treasurer– Sam Cox

  • Conclave Representative – Matt Higdon

  • Wildlife Representative – Jon Johnson

  • ARRI Representative – Hannah Angel

  • Junior Ambassador - Logan Nutt

  • Sophomore Ambassador – Kristian Elswick

    UK Forestry is on Facebook

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/UK-Forestry-Club/121325657946112


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