Mark your calendar for these meetings and special events
Unless otherwise noted, monthly SOFA meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at the OSU South Center, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon, OH. Meetings are held in the Endeavor Center, Room 160. Meetings begin with our traditional "pot luck" dinner at 6:15 p.m., followed by the meeting/program at 7:00 p.m.
The The Vinton Furnace State Forest 2017 "Spend a Day in the Woods" tentative schedule is available to download.
You may also enjoy attending some of the Pike Soil and Water Conservation District 2016 Activities - Schedule of PSWCD Actities
The April 2016 Shawnee State Park Calendar also offers many interesting events to attend.
All meeting dates, topics, and locations are subject to change without notice.
TENTATIVE 2017 Program Schedule and Other Area Events
- January, 2017
- NO Monthly SOFA Meeting
- February 9, 2017
- SOFA Program Topic: Legal Issues of Interest to Tree Farmers.
- March 4, 2017
- Adams County Amish Bird Symposium 9:30-4:15. 3735 Wheat Ridge Road - Wheat Ridge Amish Community Building, West Union, OH 45693
Information, Agenda, Registration
- March 7, 2017
- 2017 Wildlife Diversity Conference
Ohio Union, 1739 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio
Registration required -
Schedule and Online Registration
- March 9, 2017
- SOFA Program Topic: Congratulations - You Now Own Forested Property! What Next – Decisions and Contacts You Will Want to Make Soon.
- April 13, 2017
- SOFA Program Topic: Wildlife Enhancement and Best Management Practices – All Members encouraged to bring a friend to this one.
- May 11, 2017
- SOFA Program Topic: What Your Woods Will Look Like; a Visual Presentation of the Various Management Photo Contest.
- June 17, 2017, 11 am
- SOFA Program Topic: Gina and Gary Hochenberer's Farm Tour
- July 13, 2017
- SOFA Program Topic: Water Features on Your Land
- August 10, 2017, 11:30 am
- SOFA“Program Planning Meeting for 2018”;
All members invited. Chillicothe Golden Corral
- September 16, 2017
- SOFA Program Topic: Tree ID & Bring a Kid Day
- October 12, 2017
- SOFA Program Topic: Indian Signal Trees
- November 9, 2017
- SOFA Program Topic: “Open Mic Night"
- December 14, 2017, 6 pm
- SOFA Annual Meeting, Officer Election & Year-end Celebration