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Free webinar on urban wood movement

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The Urban Wood Network, in partnership with the International Woodworking Fair, will present a free webinar, “The Urban Wood Movement: Expanding from Coast to Coast.”

The special presentation will be available on demand during IWF Connect, a virtual tradeshow and conference scheduled for Oct. 26-30, 2020.

The webinar, part of the New Business Sectors education track, is sponsored by Urban Wood Network and the Georgia Forestry Commission through funding from the U.S. Forest Service.

Rich Christianson, editor and publisher of IllinoisUrbanWood.org, will moderate the session that will feature a trio of urban wood utilization experts. They will discuss urban wood’s unique characteristics, local appeal, environmental advantages, how to find local sources, business benefits and more.

The presenters are Jennifer Alger, CEO of Far West Forest Products in Sheridan, Calif.; Carmen Rodriguez, co-owner and chief marketing officer of Eutree in Villa Rica, Ga., and Dwayne Sperber, owner of Wudeward Urban Forest Products in Milwaukee.

Register at iwfconnect.com.

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