FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 19

FEATURE

TELLING THE FORESTRY STORY
Today's story is a cycle
That is always on repeat,
It's the Florida forest industry,
That doesn't skip a beat!

Trees are planted, harvested,
And land is replanted after that.
We will cover the entire process,
Today in our little chat.
Harvesting

Cleared Land

Planting
Maintaining

Forestry is a sustainable industry. This means
that there is an ecological balance where
foresters ensure that resources are not being

Did you know that forestry is Florida's number one

agricultural commodity? The process of harvesting
timber for goods brings the state of Florida more
income than any other agricultural product. Forestry
has a unique history, an interesting process and a
whole array of products. Don't forget; you own a
portion of it, too. Sit back and relax as we dive into
this year's featured agricultural commodity: forestry!

depleted. The forest industry revolves in a cycle.
The land goes through stages where trees are
planted, maintained, harvested, cleared, and replanted
again. Foresters want to keep their industry going so
replanting trees is an important part of the cycle.

Florida Agriculture in the Classroom
THE MISSION OF Florida Agriculture in the Classroom (FAITC)
is to increase agriculture literacy in Pre-K through 12th-grade
education in Florida. In support of that mission, the Florida
Agriculture Literacy Day encourages teachers to begin the
schoolyear by promoting agriculture in the classroom. Florida
Agriculture Literacy Day books display a variety of aspects of
Florida agriculture through vibrantly colored rhyming books,
which make students eager to listen and learn about Florida
agriculture.
Florida Agriculture in the Classroom and the Florida
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services began
Florida Literacy Day in 2005; it continues to grow and educate students about agriculture. In 2018, more than 2,000 volunteers read Drive Through Florida Fruit and These Florida
Farms! in more than 4,000 classrooms, reaching more than

78,000 students. FAITC is excited to announce that the 20192020 Florida Agriculture Literacy Day book will focus on the
Florida forest industry.
The forestry Agriculture Literacy Day book covers the
industry from start to finish. Readers will learn that the forest
industry is a cycle as they go through the stages of planting,
maintaining and harvesting. Readers will also learn about the
history of the forest industry as well as what goods come from
the woods. This modern style book aims to accurately represent the industry in an easy-to-read format. The text of the
book includes rhyming paragraphs as well as in-depth text,
making the book engaging for various grade levels.
"Today's story is a cycle
That is always on repeat.
It's the Florida forest industry,

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FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019

Executive Outlook
2019 Legislative Report
Forestry Day at the Capitol
Suppression Challenges in the Panhandle Confirmed
Timber Damage Further Quantified
Community Tree Recovery Program Regrows Panhandle Canopy
Project Learning Tree Brings the Forest to the Kids
Florida Agriculture in the Classroom
Forest Stewardship Program Builds on Partnership and COMMUNICATION
Snapshots
Noteworthy
Products & Services Showcase
Index of Advertisers
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - intro
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - cover1
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - cover2
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 3
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 4
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 5
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - Executive Outlook
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 2019 Legislative Report
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 8
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 9
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - Forestry Day at the Capitol
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 11
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - Suppression Challenges in the Panhandle Confirmed
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 13
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - Timber Damage Further Quantified
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 15
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - Community Tree Recovery Program Regrows Panhandle Canopy
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 17
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - Project Learning Tree Brings the Forest to the Kids
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - Florida Agriculture in the Classroom
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 20
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - Forest Stewardship Program Builds on Partnership and COMMUNICATION
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 22
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 23
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - Snapshots
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - Noteworthy
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - Products & Services Showcase
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 27
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 28
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - 29
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - Index of Advertisers
FLORIDAForests - Spring/Summer 2019 - cover3
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