Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Upcoming Events

National Forestry Conference to Showcase Southeast Ohio
A national audience of forest practitioners will learn about efforts to revitalize Appalachian Ohio at the 15th annual meeting of the National Network of Forest Practitioners (NNFP). The conference, hosted Rural Action Sustainable Forestry, will take place at Burr Oak State Park on September 7-10.

The conference is open to the public. To guarantee meals, participants must register by August 31st by calling 740-767-2090. For agenda and registration information, visit the NNFP website at A limited number of scholarships are available.

Shawnee Homecoming Hike this Saturday, September 3
You’re invited to hike for health at the Shawnee Homecoming Hike this Saturday. Meet at 8 AM at the Community Exchange building in Shawnee. The hike, sponsored by the Monday Creek Restoration Project and the Southern Perry Trails Club, will cover a portion of the Buckeye Trail.

Said Mike Steinmaus, coordinator of the Monday Creek Restoration Project, “You won’t want to miss this opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of our area and the company of your neighbors.”

Rural Appalachian Housing Development
Is having its first annual golf scramble on October 8, 2005 at the Forest Hills golf course. For more information contact Kathy at 767-2005. "Big" Jim will be taking pictures and having fun with everyone.

Soil Erosion Workshop
Come to an outdoor workshop to learn cost effective ways to deal with soil erosion. The workshop will be held at George Hausser’s farm at Rainbow, 3810 Muskingum River Road. The workshop will be held Wednesday September 7th starting at 7:00 p.m. For more information contact:
Kevin Wagner, Washington Soil and Water Conservation District;

Doug Miller, Farm Service Agency, and,
Friends of Lower Muskingum River

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