Print

Print


Teachers,

The purpose of the Forestry CDE is to stimulate student interest and to
promote forestry instruction in the agricultural education curriculum, and
to provide recognition for those who have demonstrated skills and
competencies as a result of forestry instruction.



This event is open to students in grades 9-12 who are agricultural education
students, and are paid members of a chartered FFA chapter. Each studentís
name must appear on the chapterís FFA roster at least 10 days prior to
competition above the chapter level.


Ninth grade students who have competed in any Area or State Natural
Resources CDE will be eligible to compete in this event as long as they
compete in a different practicum area. No student shall compete in more than
one CDE in a given day. Chapters are limited to eleven (11) participants per
team.  The top 3 three teams from each of the six Area CDEs may participate
in the State Forestry CDE during the same year.  Students who have won other
State CDEís during the current school year will not be able to participate
in the State Forestry CDE Team Activity, but they will be allowed to compete
in the Individual Activities.

The Area V Forestry CDE is scheduled for April 19th at Reed Bingham State
Park in conjunction with the Regional Junior Natural Resources CDE. The
event will begin at 4:30pm. No participants shall enter Reed Bingham State
Park from April 14th till 3:30pm the day of competition. Park rangers have
been notified and teams/individuals entering the park during that time will
not be able to compete.

The Area VI Forestry CDE is scheduled for April 21st at Broadhurst. The
event will begin at 4:30pm. No participants shall enter the Plum Creek
facilities at any time with the exception of the event date. Plum Creek is
private property. Any teams/individuals entering the Plum Creek site prior
to April 21st will not be able to compete.

If you have questions or comments, please contact me at your convenience.


-- 
W. Justin Sealy
Area Forestry Teacher
Georgia Department of Education
229.328.8263