Scheduled Dates

10/8/2020   12:00 PM  01:00 PM

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Hear from the Experts - WDNR Forestry Lecture Series: Celebrating Wisconsin's Forest Products

The will be held on Thursday, October 8, 2020
From 12:00 PM until 01:00 PM

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Located in : Online, Webinar
Instructor: Gretchen Marshall

Hear from the Experts: WDNR Forestry Lecture Series sponsored by LEAF.

Join LEAF staff and DNR experts over your lunch-hour as we explore different topics in the world of forestry. Each online session will provide background content about the day’s scheduled forestry topic, mention career pathways for students, and allow question and answer time for participants to interact with the presenter.

Celebrating Wisconsin's Forest Products

Discover products made from forests in Wisconsin and the importance of markets to sustainable forestry. Logan Wells, a DNR Forest Product Services Specialist, will discuss global marketplace impacts and other changes impacting the industry, how Wisconsin producers are adapting to change, and share information about innovative products on the horizon.  Forest Products Week is the third week of October, so start planning now to showcase to students how vital forest products are to Wisconsin.

Additional Information

Presenter: Logan Wells – Forest Products Specialist

Bio: Logan joined the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources – Division of Forestry in February 2019 as a Forest Products Specialist.  He grew up in Monroe where he started a portable sawmill business as an FFA project while he was in high school.  His involvement with Wisconsin FFA included serving as State Vice President in 2012-13 and State President in 2013-14.  After earning an undergraduate degree in forest science from UW-Madison and a master’s in wood products from Purdue, he started his career with Midwest Hardwood Corporation as a quality control/working foreman.  During college he had internships with Universal Forest Products, Rockbridge Sawmill and Arington Tree Farm.

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