Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on March 16, 2004 · Page 25
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 25

Ukiah, California
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Tuesday, March 16, 2004
Page 25
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March 2004 Redwood Region Logging Conference Logging Conference for Umber Industry and Community ByB.J. Bassett California Grown is the theme for the 66th Annual Redwood Region Logging Conference. This year the conference is at the Fairgrounds in Ukiah, Thursday, March 18th, through Saturday, March 20th. The conference alternates locations with Eureka every other year. On Thursday, March 18th, the day begins with the Education Day at the Fairgrounds. The logging conference strives to teach children the ways of forest care. Local schools are invited to participate by attending the show each year. Classes are encouraged to work together to produce a mural reflecting the forest products industry. Free to the public are the historic displays, the Lumberjack Show and Competition, and the Chainsaw Carving. Visitors also enjoy the Trucker Rodeo and the Portable Sawmill 'Shoot-Out'. The Annual Golf Tournament, held this year at the Ukiah Municipal Golf Course, gives participants a chance to relax and renew old friendships. The day ends with an Art Show Beer and Wine Tasting Gala and Chainsaw Carving Auction at Carl Purdy Hall. The art displayed throughout the as well as panel discussions on current issues that directly affect day to day operations of the forest industry are a focal point for conference attendees. Topics include forest management, forest products, and wildlife and safety. Other events are the Ladies Luncheon and tour at the Fetzer Sierra Nevada mountains. He graduated from the Berkeley School of Forestry in 1973. In 1976 he entered into a partnership with Bruce Burton to form Willits Redwood Company. He provided professional forestry consulting services, contract logging services, and more recently concentrates on Standard 930 Sixth St, Eureka GA 95501 •"(707)441-0500 J - „• Gerry Adolph : ^ Publisher : ~ y-,,y'-~~. Charles Winkler ; Editor David Lippman Advertising Director Tracy Kelley Retail Ad. Manager Debbie Ibrchetta . i-- *"* "~ Advertising; Coordinator 'Amanda Bobbins Design/Layout B.J. Bassett Writer Thank you to the Redwood Region Logging Conference, Pacific Lumber Company and Jan's Photography for their contributions in making this project successful. Cover: artwork by Kharden, photo provided by PALCO hunger and nutrition. He headed thousands of volunteers to harvest and glean over a million pounds of produce for area food banks. During the conference, seminars on relevant topics in the timber industry Berence selected Chris Baldo you to ajj W h 0 make it possible to of Willits as the 2004 Achievement ] eani) wor k ) p i aVi and en j 0 y God's Award recipient. creation of California Grown. Baldo was born in Oakland, California. During his youth he spent summers hiking in the Photo provided by Jan's Photography Custom Cabinet Full Line of Fine Cabinetry plus Our New White Finishes REMODEL PROS CallNeal 707-725-1861, Days 707-725-6025, Evenings CA L1C #246337 Supporting Local Industry SINCE 1957 KINS 98O am NEWS TALK RADIO KWSW 79O Talk

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