The Society of American Foresters, a national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession in the United States, is holding its annual meeting at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno November 5 through 9.
“Forestry in a Climate of Change” is the convention theme and it brings national, regional local leaders, scientists, students and forestry practitioners to discuss, share innovations, lessons learned and the latest technology in educational sessions and the “Forestry Expo” exhibit Hall.
November 6 opening ceremonies will feature Nevada’s Governor Jim Gibbons, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (invited) and Miss Reno 2009. Invocation will be offered by a Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California leader and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe color guard will present the colors.
Nearly 1,500 foresters from the United States and from around the world are expected to attend.
More information can be found at www.safnet.org by clicking on the National Convention icon.