Keynote Speaker: Thomas E. Worthley
Tom Worthley is Associate Extension Professor at the University of CT, perhaps better known as ‘Extension Forester’. In addition to teaching classes in Dendrology and Forest Management, Tom participates in research projects and has statewide responsibilities as the UConn Extension Forestry Specialist. Prior to beginning his 22 years as a faculty member at UConn, Tom worked in the forest products industry and also as a private forestry consultant. He and his wife Catherine are woodland owners with forest property in Higganum who personally confront many of the very same conservation and management issues faced daily by small forest property owners throughout the state.