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1864 Shyville Road
Piketon, Ohio 45661
 

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Mark your calendar for these meetings and special events

Unless otherwise noted, monthly SOFA meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at the OSU South Center, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon, OH. Meetings are held in the Endeavor Center, Room 160. Meetings begin with our traditional "pot luck" dinner at 6:15 p.m., followed by the meeting/program at 7:00 p.m.

All meeting dates, topics, and locations are subject to change without notice.


The Southeast Ohio Woodlands Group also offers "Upcoming opportunities to learn about your woodlands".


 
 

TENTATIVE 2020 Program Schedule and Other Area Events

JAN   FEB   MAR   APR   MAY   JUN   JUL   AUG   SEP   OCT   NOV   DEC

JANUARY

January, 2020
NO Monthly SOFA Meeting

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FEBRUARY

February 13, 2020
SOFA Program Topic: Flying squirrels - Donald Althoff

February 26, 2020
WOW: Objectives and Priorities 101
Join us as we discuss developing and prioritizing Forest Management Plan objectives. Meeting will start promptly at 5:30 pm (5 pm social time).
ODNR District 4 Headquarters, 360 E State St., Athens, Ohio 45701
More Information

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MARCH

March 4, 2020
2020 Wildlife Diversity Conference - UNDERCOVER - THE UNSEEN WORLD OF WILDLIFE
Ohio Union, 1739 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio
Registration required Schedule and Online Registration

March 7, 2020
Adams County Amish Bird Symposium 9:30-4:15. 3735 Wheat Ridge Road - Wheat Ridge Amish Community Building, West Union, OH 45693
Information, Agenda, Registration

March 12, 2020
SOFA Program Topic: Timber theft and Trespass - Mark Rickey and Jim Savage.
March 21, 2020
Cabin Fever Arts Festival
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Hillsboro Campus of Southern State Community College - Patriot Center.
Admission is free and open to the public, and doors will be open from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. The event showcases handcrafted traditional folk art and unique fine art by juried artists. Over 60 booths will offer an array of quality work, including quilts, jewelry, pottery, clothing, paintings, metal and woodworking items, toys, foods, and more.

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APRIL

April 9, 2020
SOFA Program Topic: Ohio Valley Forestry Fellowship-what it is about! - Bob Reckers

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MAY

May 14, 2020
SOFA Program Topic: Forest Health Demystified - Brad Wireman

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JUNE

June 13, 2020
SOFA Program Topic: Saturday Farm Tour Management plan and inventory - Ben Robinson

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JULY

July 9, 2020
SOFA Program Topic: Monarch butterflies - Jane Wiggins Shaw

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AUGUST

August 13, 2020, 11:30 am
SOFA “Program Planning Meeting for 2020”;
All members invited.

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SEPTEMBER

September 12, 2020
SOFA Program Topic: Saturday Deschenes Farm Tour - Forest mgm't plan, tree planting, invasives

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OCTOBER

October 8, 2020
SOFA Program Topic: Estate Planning and Generational Transfer - Dave Apsley and Jamie Dahl

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NOVEMBER

November 12, 2020
SOFA Program Topic: “Open Mic, Photo Show, and Camp Canopy Fund Auction"

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DECEMBER

December 10, 2020, 6 pm
SOFA Annual Meeting and Christmas Party at the Pike Fish and Game Club

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Southern Ohio Forestland Association - 1864 Shyville Road - Piketon, Ohio 45661