Core Qualifying Class in Purvis, MS – July 24, 2021

Core Qualifying Class flyer-transcription below

The Mississippi Professional Logging Manager Program is offering a Core Qualifying Class on Saturday, July 24, at the Lamar County Extension Office in Purvis, MS. Registration starts at 8:00am, and the class will begin at 8:30am and last until approximately 3:00pm. Registration is $80 per person, including a meal.

For questions or registration information, please contact Amy Ragon at 662-325-6852 or

*This course may not be used for Continuing Education purposes; credit will only be given to initial qualifying PLM members.


A NOTE TO READERS: November 3rd, 2017

I have posted about a problem with some of the “links” on the blog before, but I believe it probably needs repeating. If the LINK is not highlighted where you are reading, you will need to bring the post up by clicking on it in the column on the right under “recent posts”.

I do not know why this occurs – my apologies

NEW MEDIA: Short Videos; “Trees in Three”

MSU Forestry Extension is beginning a series of three-minute videos designed to be both quick and informative. We are initially beginning them on articles in our newsletter “The Overstory” with links from there. You may also find links from here as well as Forestry Extension Facebook page, youtube, and MSU Extension videos under Forestry. Here are the first two – check them out!

Pine Needles – Why They Turn Brown in Autumn – by Butch Bailey – Click on this LINK.

Delta Hardwoods: So What’s Going On with Nuttall Oaks? – by Brady Self –  Click on this LINK.



SHORT COURSE: Proactive Emerald Ash Borer Management: Maintaining Desirable Forest Landscapes; 6-16-2017; Kosciusko, MS

If you own or manage ash trees, you should most definitely be interested in attending this course. The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive insect that targets ash trees, and now surrounds Mississippi. You will learn about detection & risk; alternative species and regeneration options; strategies before and after EAB; and the market outlook for ash timber. For more details and registration form, click on this LINK.