FRA 2019 Western Region Fall Meeting

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 3:00 am - Thursday, August 29, 2019 1:00 pm

2019 Fly-In and Fall Board Meeting

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00 am - Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:30 pm

2019 Fly In D

FRA 2019 Lake States Region Fall Meeting

Monday, October 07, 2019 8:00 am - Wednesday, October 09, 2019 5:00 pm
2019 Lake States D


FRA 2019 Joint SER/SCR Policy Committee Mtg & Southwide Timber Security Group Meeting

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 11:00 am - Thursday, October 24, 2019 2:12 pm

October 22-24, Auburn, AL

Advanced Notice: 

Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama

Overnight at The Hotel at Auburn University, 241 S. College Street, Auburn, AL 36830.

Daytime meetings at Auburn’s Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Building – 602 Duncan Drive



Tuesday, October 22

Tentative:  (Optional) afternoon tour of West Fraser’s Opelika, AL sawmill. 


Reception & Group Dinner at The Hotel at Auburn University

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Central time) 


Wednesday, October 23

All daytime meeting events Oct. 23-24 will be at Auburn Univ. Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Bldg. Conference Hall – 602 Duncan Drive.  Parking is available in the garage across the street, or it is a 15-minute walk from the hotel.

(Note:  Auburn is on Central Time.)

Breakfast on your own at the hotel – included in room cost for FRA Meeting overnight guests.

Self-Serve Check-in         (Auburn Forestry Bldg.)                                                                                                      

8:00 AM – 1:00 PM                                                                                                                         


SCR & SER Policy Committee Meeting  (Auburn Forestry Bldg.)

8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

(Some of this Policy Committee meeting will be internal FRA Regional “business,” but it will also include:  (1) Roundtable Discussion of activities and legislation/regulations that currently impact forestry, harvesting, and trucking in the Southern U.S. (2) Auburn University Forest Operations Program & Research Overview – Tom Gallagher, Auburn Univ.)


Group Lunch for SCR & SER Policy Committee & Security Group Meeting Participants

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM (Auburn Forestry Bldg.)

Timber Security Group Meeting General Session I                                                                                         

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Auburn Forestry Bldg.)                         

Informal Group Dinner/Social – Location TBA; possibly off-site. 

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM


Thursday, October 24

Breakfast on your own at the hotel – included in room cost for FRA Meeting overnight guests.

Timber Security Group Meeting Session II

8 AM – 12 noon (Auburn Forestry Bldg.)

Meeting ends at 12 noon

(The Timber Security Group Meeting Agenda (topics and speakers) will be developed over the next few months.)

Links to location maps

The Hotel at Auburn University

The Hotel at Auburn University guest room rate for Forest Resources Association group will be $143 (plus tax); our group rate includes breakfast. 

School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Building (602 Duncan Drive; Conference Hall)

Parking for the Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Bldg:

For parking at the meeting, there is a 4-level parking deck right across the street from the Forestry/Wildlife building.  You have 2 choices:  You can just park on the RAMP going from level 2 to 3 without getting a pass, or you can go to the parking lot office (in the same building) and request a parking pass and then you can park wherever the attendant allows you to go.  Either way works; it just saves time to park on the ramp.

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