Bottomland and Swamp Forests Symposium, October 31 - November 2, 2017

This 1.5-day conference and extensive field tour are sponsored by the North Carolina Forest Service.

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November 2 Tour

NOVEMBER 2, 2017 FIELD TOUR DAY

7:30 AM: Vans/buses depart from Hilton Riverfront Hotel
Participants will be divided into groups by vehicle and will visit 2 stops before lunch (provided). After lunch each group will visit 2 more stops. Below is a list of stop/topics that will be covered during the tour.

  • Challenges of Regenerating Swamp Forests - Cape Fear River Bottom
  • Natural Regeneration of Blackwater Swamps - The Black River
  • Artificial Regeneration of Cypress in a Blackwater Swamp Forest - Colly Swamp
  • Silvicultural Alternatives in Mixed Bottomland Hardwood Stands - Bladen Lakes State Forest
  • Lunch at Singletary Lake State Park

5:00 PM: Arrive back at Hilton Riverfront Hotel