Published on 12/21/05

Suwannee River Watershed Summit set for Jan. 25

University of Georgia

Forestry will be the focus of the sixth annual Upper Suwannee River Watershed Initiative Water Summit Jan. 25 in Tifton, Ga.

"This year we want to look at this important industry and explore what's being done to protect the water, soil and air resources within the Upper Suwannee River Basin," said Gary Hawkins, a University of Georgia Cooperative Extension engineer.

Participants can receive pesticide and forestry registration credits.

The summit will be at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. Registration is $30 before Jan. 16 or $40 after. For more information, call (229) 386-3416. Or, go to the Web site (

Brad Haire is the former news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.