Events

Wisconsin Events for the Walnut Council

The Wisconsin Walnut Council organizes a number of informative and interesting events each year. Different members host a field trip each spring and fall providing an opportunity to see up-close different methods of managing walnut and other hardwoods. The annual member meeting is usually scheduled in conjuction with one of the field trips. Lectures, demos, and other events are occassionally scheduled, and members are welcome to attend committee and board meeting.




2017 Events

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Date Title Location Description Links
Dec 2016 Membership on-line Renew your Walnut Council Membership and Return your ballot for board members
Jan. 31, 2017 Wisc Walnut Council Board Meeting Dick Powell’s near Spring Green Induction of new board members, election of officers, committee updates, and field day planning.
  minutes
May 20, 2017 Spring Field Trip Donahue Farm, Richland county. The challenges of intermediate treatments and thinning.  agenda   info
June 11-14, 2017 National Walnut Council Annual Meeting Lafayette, Indiana Check out the national Walnut Council site for mail-in registration forms, on-line registration, agenda, field trip descriptions and more. Register before June 1
  info   agenda
Oct. 7, 2017 Fall Field Trip
co-hosted with local WWOA and WTFC chapters
Dave Hall property
W837 Yarwood Rd
Brooklyn, WI
Agenda, address, map, and registration information available in the flyer.   Flyer
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2016 Events

Date Title Location Description Links
2/27/16 Madison Area Woodland Owners Conference American Family Center
Sun Prairie
   brochure
3/9/16 10:00 AM Wisc Walnut Council Board Meeting Spring Green, WI Induction of new board members, election of officers, committee updates, and field day planning.
  minutes   info
3/12/16 Tri-State Forestry Sinsinawa, WI   website
4/3/16 1-3 PM Wisconsin Alliance of Forrest Owners.
Big Ideas Conference
Fitchburg, WI WAFO and Blackhawk Chapter have organized a meeting at 10 Pin Alley in Fitchburg to provide detail on new MFL changes and other important updates related to property assessment and taxes.
  WAFO
5/21/16 Spring Field Trip Dick Powell’s place near Spring Green Planning strategies for a property with little history of managment for walnut or hardwood.  agenda   info
7/31- 8/3/16 National Walnut Council Annual Meeting Lawrenceburg, Indiana
  info
10/8/16 Fall Field Trip Sparta, WI Pruning and Thinning Walnut Plantations  agenda   info   pictures
11/2/ to 11/6/16 National Convention Society of American Foresters Madison, WI   info
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