The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and Charlton County FFA would like to invite all FFA chapters to participate in the Okefenokee Senior and Junior Forestry Field Day scheduled for Thursday March 29, 2012. Registration will begin at 10am with events starting at 10:30am.


Following the practicum events, teams will be able to participate in a scavenger hunt to gather information from 7 exhibit areas with items of interest pertaining to the refuge.


Advisors may also arrange for teams to take a boat tour, visit the Chesser Island Homestead, or climb the observation tower after the competition. Boat tours have a fee and must be arranged by the advisor with Okefenokee Adventures: http://www.okefenokeeadventures.com/.


Lunch will be provided to participants and awards will be announced at 2pm. The event is open statewide, no registration fee, but please limit chapter participation to 25.


For additional information, please contact Audrey Pickren @ [log in to unmask] or Justin Sealy @ [log in to unmask]


If you plan to participate, please email Justin Sealy by March 16th with a head count. All South Region Teams have indicated their intent to participate.


Map of the area and detailed directions from your location: http://www.fws.gov/okefenokee/Map%20Directions.html




W. Justin Sealy
Area Forestry Teacher
South Region Agricultural Education