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MSU offers energy development workshop
MISSISSIPPI STATE – Southwest Mississippi landowners, land managers and residents interested in oil and gas development can learn about legal, financial and land management planning at two upcoming workshops.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service Center for Government and Community Development and the Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development are hosting “Managing Energy Development: A Workshop for Mississippi Landowners” in two locations.
The workshop will be Feb. 17 in Summit at Southwest Mississippi Community College in the Horace C. Holmes Student Union Building’s second floor auditorium. The workshop will be Feb. 18 in Woodville at the Wilkinson County Park, 3200 Hwy. 61 North.
Both workshops run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Topics include industry economics, cost benefit analysis of oil and gas leasing on forestland, decision-making considerations and developing a resource management plan.
Registration is $12 per person per workshop and includes lunch, snacks and materials. The deadline for registration is Feb. 15.
Registered foresters can get 5.0 CFE Category A credits for the course.
This program is funded by a grant from the Southern Risk Management Education Center.
For more information or to register, call the Center for Government and Community Development at 662-325-3141.