Sunday, February 20, 2011

Minutes from February 4 meeting.

Forestry Club Meeting 2/4/11

The Klondike Derby will be held on February 26th. Registration for the event will be at 8 and that is when Bruce wants us to be there. We will be helping out with the fire building and shelter building events. Each station will be 45 minutes long and there will be 3 teams of 8 kids. We will be taking the bus to the event. At the next meeting we will discuss who is going to help and more details about the event.

Tubing has been rescheduled to this Tuesday at 6:00 pm. Fore members that do not have a free pass, the Forestry club will pay for half of the ticket price and you will have to pay the other $10. There will also be 2 free passes that will be raffle off for people that are not able to come up with the money.

We will be burning the burn pile this year and this will be on a weekend and we will need people to sit and watch the fire. More information about this will be announced later.

The Heli-skiing talk will Mr. Houghton  was rescheduled to Tuesday March 1st at 6:00 pm. Location TBA.

The T-shirt design was picked and more information on that will be sent out by Dr. Brantley.

Also some previous items of business:

The forestry club will be visiting the state museum in Harrisburg to view historic logging photographs. This will be on March 19th. More information is TBA.

Tyler Wakefield is looking up information about viewing a prescribed burn on the Fort Indiantown Gap property. More information on this is TBA.

And finally The Allegheny Winter SAF Meeting will be on February 16th-17th. We have picked 7 people to go to the convention and 4 are on the quiz bowl team. The 4 on the team are Mike Trisket, Derek Furry, Tyler Wakefield, and Shane Strommer. The other 3 going to the convention are Mitch Oswald, Andy Gunlach, and Zach Hetrick.

Respectfully Submitted by
Your Forestry Club Secretary,
Zachary Hetrick

Go afield with a good attitude, with respect for the wildlife you hunt and for the forests and fields in which you walk. Immerse yourself in the outdoor experience. It will cleanse your soul and make you a better person. ~Fred Bear

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