Learn about Forest Management from the SC Forestry Commission

Published 10:25 am Thursday, September 15, 2022

Join Conserving Carolina and the Landrum Library for a free lecture entitled, “Forestry Best Management Practices and Managing Forests with Fire,” presented by Jon Barker and Clay Howard of the SC Forestry Commission. The program will be held on Thursday, September 22 at 6 p.m. at the Landrum Library, located at  111 East Asbury Drive in Landrum. 

Come learn about Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs) and Managing Forests with Fire from the South Carolina Forestry Commission. Jon Barker, Piedmont BMP Forester, will discuss Forestry BMPs and how to avoid non-point source pollution. Clay Howard, Fire Management Officer (FMO), will discuss how people play a role in good fire and bad fire.

 

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Jon Barker is the Piedmont BMP Forester. Jon has worked with the Forestry Commission since 2008 serving as the Project Forester/FMO in Spartanburg County. In that role, he assisted landowners with their forest management needs, supervised a forest fire suppression team, and performed law enforcement duties for forest fire law. Clay Howard is the current FMO for the Spartanburg/Union Sector.

 

This lecture is part of Conserving Carolina’s monthly Speaker Series at the Landrum Library, and it is made possible thanks to the Landrum Library.  

 

For more information, contact Pam Torlina at pam@conservingcarolina.org, or contact the Landrum Library at 864-457-2218.

 

Submitted by Pam Torlina