International Woodworking Fair (IWF) 2018 set in Atlanta, GA- August 22-25!

FREE URBAN WOOD SEMINAR!

“The Urban Wood Movement is NOW! Come Join the Movement!’

Register NOW and JOIN THE MOVEMENT with an opportunity of a free 90- minute seminar, Friday, August 24th 2018, starting at 1:00p.m.

Located at the Georgia World Congress Center.

Wood-Mizer, a leading manufacturer of portable sawmills and other wood processing equipment, is the major sponsor of this unique program.

The Urban Wood Network (UWN) operates from funding provided by the USDA Forest Service Northeastern, State and Private Forestry Landscape Scale Restoration Grant Program.

The Urban Wood Network invites land owners, arborists, sawyers, woodworkers and all other interested in helping advance the urban wood movement.

Attendees of this free season will learn:

  • The unique source local/buy local marketing appeal of the urban wood products and the interesting stories they tell.
  • The environmental advantages of utilizing urban wood.
  • How to find local sources of urban wood.
  • How to join or start local urban wood network.
  • An opportunity to get answers to your questions from our expert panel.

Panelists Include:

  • Jennifer Alger
    • CEO of Far West Forest Products of Sheridan, California
    • President of Urban Salvaged and Reclaimed Woods INC.
  • Dwayne Sperber
    • Owner of Wudeward Urban Forest Products of Milwaukee
    • Partner of the Wisconsin Urban Wood
  • Rich Christianson
    • Owner of Richson Media LLC
    • Communications Director of the Illinois Wood Utilization Team
  • TBA Representative of the Virginia Department of Forestry will round out the panel.

Even though the IWF Urban Wood Utilization seminar is being presented free of charge, attendees must register to guarantee a seat at the program.

Learn more and register, by clicking here.

For more information about becoming a seminar sponsor and general inquiries, contact Rich Christianson at
(773)-822-6750
richc.illinoisurbanwood@gmail.com

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS SEMINAR AND LEARN HOW YOU CAN JOIN THE URBAN WOOD MOVEMENT NOW!

The Urban Wood Network is made up of individual and organizational efforts in Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, and Wisconsin, working in cooperation to connect and enhance the full circle of sustainable urban forestry. This website was created as part of the grant project, Bringing Urban Forestry Full Circle: Localized Approaches for Capturing Value and Enhancing Public Benefits from Urban Forests, funded by the U.S. Forest Service. The Urban Wood Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.