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America's Smartland Series

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Renewing the Midwestern Brand

 

 

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Maximizing the Economic Potential of Midwestern Forests

 

As part of Gov. Scott Walker's agenda as MGA chair, the MGA will focus on promoting the economic, recreational, and tourism benefits of the regions’ forests.


In-Person Meeting

This event is an opportunity for Midwesterners to convene to promote the economic, recreational, and tourism benefits of the regions’ forests. MGA hopes to highlight regional successes in the forestry industry, as well as discuss the future needs and possibilities for the industry.

 

Maximizing Forestry Resources in the Midwest

February 21-22, 2018

Forest Products Laboratory, 1 Gifford Pinchot Drive, Madison, WI

Agenda

Attendee List

Speaker Biographies

Meeting Handouts

Steve Cavanaugh, DLR Group

Jennifer Cover, Woodworks

John Lough, City of Chicago

Forest Products Labratory 1-pager

WoodWorks Case Studies

 

Webinar

September 21, 2017
The Growing Economic Potential of the Midwestern Forests

This introductory webinar will generally explore the potential of Midwestern forests. As demand for paper decreases, there is a need to explore alternative markets for Midwestern forests. 

Kurt Thiede, Interim Secretary, Wisconsin DNR

Mark Rudnicki, Executive Director, Michigan Forest Biomaterials Institute