‘The Trees are Killing our Forests’ Free Educational Event

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Attendance: Free

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Santa Fe County and the Santa Fe-Pojoaque Soil and Water Conservation District would like to invite all who are interested to attend the free educational event “The Trees are Killing our Forests” on Friday, May 17, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Santa Fe County Fairgrounds. The educational event will address forests, drought, wildfire risk, and the role that forest management plays in the lives of New Mexicans. The event is hosted by the Santa Fe-Pojoaque Soil and Water Conservation District in partnership with Santa Fe County and Santa Fe County Cooperative Extension Service.

The event will be welcomed by Commissioner Kathy Holian and will include a discussion with celebrated urban forester, George Duda, regarding the state of our forests and forest management, a presentation from the Santa Fe County Fire Department on wildland/urban interface issues, a presentation on programs and plans to support forest management from the New Mexico State Forestry Division, and a presentation on cost-share programs of the US Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service.

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