first_img “We have more women now who own timber and we would like for them to be involved in TREASURE Forest. If you love the forest but don’t own timberland, you can join TREASURE Forest as an associate member.“We encourage anyone who is interested in our forests to become involved.”For more information about the Pike County TREASURE Forest Association, call Davis at 334-566-3415. TREASURE TALKS: Alabama Treasure Forest group meets at Clay Hill Farms in Pronto Published 3:00 am Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Book Nook to reopen The Alabama Treasure Forest Association (ATFA) hosted a meeting of landowners from Pike and surrounding counties at John and Carol Dorrill’s Clay Hill Farms at Pronto Thursday night.Nearly 50 landowners attended the meeting that highlighted multiple-use management of forest resources and the benefits of ATFA membership.“It’s encouraging to have this many people at our meeting,” said Deborah Huggins Davis, president of the Pike County TREASURE Forest Association, “We appreciate John and Carol hosting the meeting at their farm, which is designated as a TREASURE Forest.” Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Skip By The Penny Hoarder Print Article By Jaine Treadwell The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “TREASURE represents a land management philosophy which stresses multiple use management of the forest resources,” she said.The dinner meeting included updates from AFTA staff members, Rick Oates and William Green, who discussed the newly redesigned license plate, “I’d Rather Be in the Woods.” Oates and Green also discussed the ATFA affiliation with the Alabama Farmers Federation and forest management certification programs.Davis said hopes are to generate more interest among landowners in their woodlands becoming a TREASURE Forest.“Once a forest is certified, the time has been increased so that it does not have to be recertified for 10 years,” she said. Email the author Davis said Alabama forests are one of the state’s most valuable resources as well as one of Pike County’s most valuable resources.“More than 70 percent of the 429,459 acres in Pike County is in timberland,” she said. “The ATFA and the local chapter help landowners by providing education on management, stewardship and sustainability.”Davis said TREASURE stands for Timber, Recreation, Environment, Aesthetics, Sustainable, Useable Resource. You Might Like Jazz Under the Stars kicks off TroyFest Although Mother Nature has held true in bringing April showers Pike County’s way, clear skies are forecast for Jazz Under… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Sponsored Content Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more