Strong and diversified markets along with regulatory certainty are key to your business and forest legacy. That’s why conference speakers and sessions focus specifically on the management and profitability of your forest lands while providing an atmosphere for building key relationships and enjoying time with the family.


The conference takes place at the Williamsburg Lodge, Virginia

310 S England St
Williamsburg, VA 23185


day one: june 15, 2021


Registration Open

8:00am - 4:00pm

Tax Workshop


There is an additional fee of $350 to attend the tax workshop.

12:00pm - 2:30pm

Forest Landowner Foundation Trustees Meeting


2:30pm - 3:30pm

FLA Executive Committee Meeting


3:30pm - 5:00pm

New Board Member Orientation


6:00pm - 7:30pm

Executive Committee/New Board Member and Title Sponsor Reception


day TWO: june 16, 2021

7:00am - 5:30pm

Registration Open

8:30am - 12:00pm

Board of Directors Meeting


8:30am - 12:00pm

Southern NAUFRP Group Meeting


12:00pm - 1:00pm



BOD and Southern NAUFRP Group


Attendee Procession (Fife and Drum Corps)


3:00pm - 3:45pm

Welcome and State of the Association

Maximising the Forest Economy in your State


Welcome Speakers:
Barrett McCall, President, and Scott Jones, CEO, Forest Landowners Association

Batina Ring,
Virginia Secretary of Agriculture
3:45pm - 4:30pm

Assessing the Opportunities and Risks for Forest Landowners under the Biden Administration

With every new administration comes new leadership and new direction in the federal agencies that matter to forest landowners. After six months, what can be gleaned from the appointments made and direction already taken by the Biden administration?


Moderator: Scott Jones
Forest Landowners Association

Speaker: Alex Vogel , CEO,
The Vogel Group

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Pathways for Private Forest Landowners to Capture Value from the Carbon Storing Properties of Forests

This companion panel to the opening plenary discussion will feature forest landowners offering their perspective on the impact of new administration on the issues most important to them. How do they anticipate a new administration may impact their business? Where do their concerns lie and what new opportunities do they see before them?


Moderator: TBA

Zach Parisa, CEO and Founder, SilviaTerra

Jennifer Jenkins, VP and Chief Sustainability Officer, Enviva

Aaron Bumgardner, CEO, Outsyde

6:00pm - 7:00pm

President's Reception


Day THREE: june 17, 2021

7:30am - 5:30pm

Exhibit Hall open

7:30am - 8:30am

Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

8:30am - 10:00am

Reviewing the Health and Trajectory of the Traditional and Emerging Markets of Consequence for Forest Landowners

Revenue is the lifeblood of forest ownership. It funds sound management and conservation efforts, pays state and federal taxes and preserves the value of a family’s forest legacy. This panel will look at the health of the markets generating opportunities for landowners today, while also casting its gaze on those markets expected to yield opportunities in the future.


Speakers: TBA

10:00am - 10:30am

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:30pm - 12:00pm

Managing for the Future: Deploying Best In Class Forest Management Approaches Today to Maximize Tomorrow’s Value

Featuring some of the sharpest minds in forestry consulting, this panel will highlight the latest thinking and best practices in forest management. Attendees will learn how long-term goals inform and shape the decisions forest owners make today. Featuring a panel loaded with decades of forest management experience, the conservation promises to be rich and informative.


Speakers: TBA

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Awards Luncheon


2:00pm - 3:00pm

Reviewing the Ongoing Effort to Protect the Rights of Forest Landowners

Forest landowners face continual regulatory pressures that can limit or complicate management options. This panel will use current case studies to illustrate how the Forest Landowners Association and legal partners are working in concert to limit the negative impact of misguided regulatory overreach.


Speakers: TBA

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Networking and Refreshment Break

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Hand in Hand: How Forest Landowners are Working in Good Faith with Strategic Partners to Achieve Ambitious Conservation Goals

The conservation ethic of forest landowners is alive and well as evidenced by the stories articulated in this discussion. The panel will look closely at how private forest landowners’ team with private not-for-profits and federal agencies alike to achieve inspiring and impressive restoration goals.


Speakers: TBA

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Reception and Dinner


Day THREE: june 18, 2021

7:00am - 7:45am

Breakfast (Forest Tour Attendees only)

8:00am - 3:30pm

Virginia Private Forests Tour


There is an additional fee of $100 per attendee. Read about the Tour