July 12th-July 13th

Join us for the 2024 West Virginia Forestry Association Annual Conference in Canaan Valley, WV! Bring the whole family for a fun-filled weekend!








About the Event

Our biggest event of the year

Pack the family up and bring them to Canaan Valley Resort for a weekend catching up with old friends, industry family, and other Forestry Association members. We will be hosting continuing education workshops, meetings, games, golf, skeet, and more! Pack your swimsuits and hiking shoes and enjoy everything else Canaan Valley has to offer as well! We’re so excited to see you there!


Featured Speakers

Dr. Jason Hubbart- Associate Dean for Research for the Division for Land Grant Engagement at WVU

Dr. Jorge Atiles- Associate Vice President for the Division for Land-Grant Engagment at WVU

Tom Inman- President, Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers

James Jones- Process Improvemnet Manager, WVU Industrial Extension

Jamie Cope- Business Development Manager, WVU Industrial Extension

Shayna Boyles- Health, Safety and Environmental Specialist, WVU Industrial Extension

Dr. Ben Spong- ​Associate Professor and Extension Specialist Appalachian Hardwood Center

Daniel Hindman- Associate Professor, Department of Sustainable Biomaterials at Virginia Tech

Aaron Wolfinger- Relationship Manager for the Wood Industry with Farm Credit of the Virginias

Dr. Kathryn Gazal- Associate Professor, School of Natural Resources at WVU

Dr. Gloria Oporto- Faculty Memberm School of Forestry and Natural Resources at WVU

Jeremy Jones- Director/State Forester, West Virginia Division of Forestry

Michael S. Snow- Executive Director, American Hardwood Export Council

Riki Franco- President and CEO, Prime 6 Charcoal and Biofuels is the visionary and the driving force behind the biochar company, Prime 6 Charcoal 

Wood Treatment Workshop

Join us on July 11th at Canaan Valley Resort for our Wood Treatment Workshop