|Event Name:||NC Urban Wood Group workshop - Bucking Hardwood Logs for Urban/Suburban Tree Professionals|
|Time:||8:00 am - 3:00 pm|
8:45- 9:00 What is Highest Use? – an examination of location, potential, markets and policy
9:00-9:25 Turning Trees into Lumber - a look at felling, bucking, hauling and milling of logs on production and small mills
9:25-9:45 The Basics of Lumber Grading – introduction to NHLA cutting units, grading face, standard grades, minimum yields and the difference between NHLA and “craft” grades
10:00-10:30 Recognizing and Evaluating Defects – how to read what to expect on the inside of log from the map on the outside
10:30-11:00 Log Scaling and Grading – understanding the rules makes cutting better logs easier
11:00-11:15 Rules of Thumb – boiling it all down into 4 easy to remember rules of thumb
11:30-12:00 Managing Small Woodlots – what services do small woodlot owners want and need and what tools can you provide?
12:00–1:00 Lunch (provided)
1:00–3:00 Tour of Carolina Urban Lumber
Damon Barron of Carolina Urban Lumber will take us on a tour of his milling operation. We will look at the raw materials, milling operations, air drying and kiln drying.
**3.75 ISA and 4.5 CAT 1 SAF education credits have been approved**
A special thanks to the workshop sponsor: Arborguard Tree Specialists
|Location:||Clanton Park - Dorothy D. Waddy indoor pavilion - Charlotte, NC|