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Alaska Community Forest Council to meet on Friday November 13

The Alaska Community Forest Council (ACFC) will hold its fall quarterly meeting on Friday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom, an online videoconferencing program.

Members of the public can call in to a statewide teleconference of the meeting at (800) 315-6338, and use the pass code 08465#. Agenda items for the meeting include ACFC Arbor Day grants, a review of the Alaska State Forest Action Plan, and nomination of candidates to fill council officer seats.

The council is a nonprofit organization and advisory body serving the Division of Forestry, which works to improve Alaskans’ quality of life by expanding and caring for urban and community forests. The council promotes the management of trees and forests within communities to maximize the many economic, environmental and social benefits that trees provide.

The public may obtain information about the council and the division’s Community Forestry Program at http://forestry.alaska.gov/community/council or by contacting the Community Forestry Program office at (907) 296-8465 or communityforestry@alaska.gov, or by contacting ACFC Chair Meg Burgett at tripleb@mtaonline.net

Contact: Josh Hightower, (907) 269-8466, communityforestry@alaska.gov