Liaison Panel Meeting

Bankhead National Forest

Liaison Panel

Meeting Agenda

March 3, 2005

Meeting Objective:

The objective for this meeting is: (1) for the recreation working group to discuss ideas the group developed at their meeting in January, (2) update on forest health and restoration project, and (3) begin discussion for planning the next steps in forest restoration.

6:00 Welcome


6:15 Recreation Working Group Recommendations Jeff Still

Mike Cook

7:00 Timber/Thinning Working Group Report Mike Henshaw

Vince Meleski

Dave Borland

Randy Feltman

7:15 Update on Forest Health and Restoration Project Glen Gaines

John Creed

Thinning Projects

Restoration of SPB Spots

Prescribed Burning

Alabama A&M CREST Research Project Update

7:45 The Next Steps in Restoring the Bankhead

Walston Ridge Oak Woodland Demo Glen Gaines

Longleaf Mid-story Removal Demo Tom Counts

Growing Season Burn Demo Tom Counts

Stewardship Contracts Glen Gaines

Project Planning Glen Gaines


8:45 Schedule Next Meeting and Closeout