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2016 Twin Cities Fall Forum

NFH Twin Cities Fall Forum
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN - Saturday, September 17, 2016


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View the NFH Twin Cities Fall Forum Program

The following presentations are available for viewing:

1. Overview of Special Uses in National Forests, Highlights on the Eastern Region
2. Climate, Storm Events and Mining in Minnesota Forests
3. Cabin Fee Act: A Summary
4. Land Exchanges: An Introduction




 Welcome and Opening Remarks
     Jay Tripathi, NFH President


Overview of USFS Eastern Region (9) & Chippewa National Forest
     Mark Hummel, USFS R9 Special Uses Program Manager   
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     Christine Brown, USFS Chippewa NF Lands & Recreation Program Manager  

From the left: Mark Hummel & Christine Brown

Climate, Storm Events & Mining in Minnesota Forests   
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     Lee Frelich, Director of the Center for Forest Ecology at University of Minnesota

Right: Lee Frelich, Director of UMN Center for Forest Ecology

Cabin Fee Act (CFA) Summary             
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Doug Gann, NFH Director, Lake Wenatchee, WA

Land Exchanges, an Introduction

     View USFS Land Exchanges Guidelines for Region 9
     Steve Therrien, Trout Shadow Consulting Services, LLC

Round Tables:    
1) CFA Fees
    2) Maintaining Cabins under Historic Preservation Guidelines
3) Forest Health     4) Land Exchanges

Right Frame: Richard Maycock, NFH Director, with Christine Brown, Dave Hanson who is both a cabin owner and UMN photographer and other Minnesota cabin friends.

NFH Membership Moment      Membership (Join and learn more.)
Karin Hanson, NFH Membership Committee Chair


Thanks to our event sponsor, Sashco --



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