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Mark Holden, Land Agent/Realtor #165126

Asked January 25, 2014, 3:21 PM EST

Hello, I am in search for a Forester for consultation with a client of mine, regarding a Silverculture project (Planted Pine). The project in north central Pasco County, Florida. Any names, numbers or suggestions ? Thank you in advance, for any assistance. Mark Holden

Pasco County Florida

Expert Response

Hello Mark.  
   The first things that come to mind are the association www.acf-foresters.org/‎ and a publication out of UF, http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr125.  Chris Demers would be a good person to talk with.  He knows your area (Tampa and state of Florida) and people nearby better than I do.  
 cdemers@ufl.edu    Chris Demers, CF Forest Stewardship Coordinator, UF/IFAS School of Forest Resources & Conservation, Gainesville, FL phone: (352) 846-2375    http://sfrc.ufl.edu/forest_stewardship
A couple of other people who you could contact:
Paula Allen, Coordinator, Central Florida RC & D, 215 N First St., Lake Wales, FL 33853
Cassel Gardner at A&Mm Phone: (850) 599-3546
You ask for silviculture person at Florida Division of Forestry, phone: (850) 488-4274
Patrick Minogue, Extension Forester, The University of Florida, Quincy, FL 32351-5677    pminogue@ufl.edu , Phone: (850) 875-7142
Mark Cushing, Florida Forestry Services Co., 4121-A NW 37th Pl., Gainesville, FL 32606-6179.
  Any of those people could help you out with pine plantation management questions.
Best regards,
Southern Regional Extension Forestry   www.sref.info
Sarah Workman Replied January 28, 2014, 3:32 PM EST

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