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    attendees information and insights that helped them to make informed decisions about their forestry and manufacturing assets across the nation.”
The conference featured general ses- sions and roundtable discussions with more than 30 speakers including Con- gressional Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Ivanka Trump, Rep. Bruce Westerman, Rep. Sanford Bishop, Gov- ernors from several major forestry states and CEOs from Weyerhaeuser, Georgia-Pacific and WestRock. Event attendees gained more than 16 hours of continuing education credits and were provided with opportunities to interact with speakers and other attendees in a virtual environment.
Georgia Forestry Foundation: Bringing Working Forests to At-Home Learning
Starting in mid-March, schools around the state closed their doors, and parents, caregivers and educators had to adjust quickly to continue education efforts from home. The Georgia Forestry Foun- dation (GFF) responded by pivoting education efforts to create a campaign
Sandi Parrish, Pine Grove Elementary School teacher.
focused on providing fun and interactive forestry education resources for parents and educators across our state.
The campaign leveraged GFF’s relation- ships with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB), the Chattahoochee Nature Center, Georgia Forestry Commission and Project Learning Tree to meet the increased demand for engaging education content that can be delivered to K-12th grade students across the state. Support and funding for these partnerships are
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