Fall Forestry and Wildlife Bus Tour

The Fall Forestry and Wildlife Bus Tour will be meeting in Charlotte County on Thursday, Oct. 17, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. at the Farm Bureau building located at 400 George Washington Hwy., with tour departure promptly at 8:30 a.m.

In its 43rd year, the Fall Forestry and Wildlife Bus Tour has become a fall tradition for many of Virginia’s outdoor enthusiasts and forest landowners – and one of the state’s three tours will be meeting in Charlotte County on Thursday, Oct. 17.

This year’s Central District event will be held in Charlotte County with registration beginning at 8 a.m. at the Farm Bureau building located at 400 George Washington Hwy., with tour departure promptly at 8:30 a.m.

Landowners and educators seeking to obtain research-based information in natural resources alongside the company of others with similar goals and interests will benefit from this field tour.

This first class event is directed by Virginia Cooperative Extension and Virginia Tech, along with Virginia Department of Forestry and other partners in the forest industry and natural resources arena.

Speakers will be on hand including state and private agencies, private landowners and industry personnel.

Lunch and transportation by van is provided for this tour at a cost is $45 per person and $80 per couple.

Registration deadline is 10 days prior to the event.

Statewide there are three tours posted at http://forestupdate.frec.vt.edu and to register online directly visit http://tinyurl.com/yafu2mjt.

Participants will have a leisurely touring experience that will combine current forestry and wildlife research, all the while providing resources to help landowners in attaining their own land management objectives.

Tours will take place come rain or shine.

Dress appropriately for weather and wear suitable footwear.

For more information, contact Jason Fisher at 434/476-2147 x3389 for a hardcopy brochure or jasonf@vt.edu.