Tennessee Forestry Commission Meeting Set for April 24

Monday, April 16, 2012 | 07:28 am

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Forestry Commission will meet April 24 at 8:30 a.m. CDT in the Ed Jones Auditorium at Ellington Agricultural Center, located at 440 Hogan Road in Nashville.

The agenda includes a review and approval of previous meeting minutes, a discussion of green building standards, a report on the Agriculture and Forestry Economic Development Task Force, approval of the 2012-2013 tree seedling price list and updates on the Forest Action Plan, legislation, State Forest certification and the Division of Forestry budget.

The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in addressing the commission should plan to arrive prior to the start of the meeting in order to be placed on the agenda.

The Tennessee Forestry Commission comprises seven members representing the public’s interests as it relates to forest resources in the state. The commission advises the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry on forest resource issues. For more information, contact the TDA Division of Forestry at 615-837-5520.