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Planting the Future: From Seedlings to Success

April 9 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm


Join FLA in partnership with PRT GrowingServices, IFCO Seedlings, and Larson &McGowin, for a Nursery and Landowner Tour in DeRidder, Lousiana.

Open House @ IFCO Seedlings – Evans Nursery Location: 23194 Hwy 111, Evans, La 70634

Date: April 9, 2024 Time: 8:00am – 3:30pm


8:00 a.m. – Coffee with IFCO Seedlings & Forest Landowners Association

9:00 a.m. – Welcome, Meeting Overview & Speaker Introductions Flynn Miller, Director of Sales & Market Development, IFCO Seedlings Scott Jones, CEO – Forest Landowners Association

9:30 Louisiana Forestry Update Buck Vandersteen, Executive Director – Louisiana Forestry Association

10:00 a.m. – Nursery Tour – Pollen Lab, Sowing, Longleaf germination, Orchard Jeff Cravey, Genetic Investment Advisor, IFCO Seedlings Brad Clouse, Nursery Manager Evans Nursery

12:00 p.m. – Crawfish Boil *1:30 p.m. – FLA Landowner Tour w/ Tiger Island Fire

Topics: Louisiana forestry update, IFCO Seedlings operations and tour, tree improvement advancements in seedling genetics, Tiger Island Fire post-disaster reforestation, longleaf pine planting management, more

Please RSVP by March 29th to Amy Palmer at atapalmer@forestlandonwers.com. Please indicate in your RSVP whether you will be attending the nursery tour, the private land tour, or both


April 9
8:00 am - 3:30 pm