Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Home & Garden

Georgia seminar helps field foresters stay plugged in

To help foresters stay plugged in to the latest advances in forestry technology, the Society of American Foresters, in partnership with the American Tree Farm System and some of the nation's leading forestry technology companies, has created the SAF Field Seminar Series a variety of events featuring both classroom and field learning designed to give field foresters, land managers, and landowners hands-on experience with latest technologies and teach the newest techniques in forest management.

Conservation options create tax incentives

More than 90 percent of the land in Georgia is privately owned. This means that the future health of our land, water and wildlife is up to landowners like you. There are many opportunities available to help you protect and improve the natural resources on your property. The following is an outline of some programs that might be useful in helping improve natural resource management and offer some tax incentives and savings.

CCA wood is safe for now, commission says

The Georgia Forestry Commission has issued a statement assuring the public that continued use of CCA (chromated copper arsenate) treated wood does not pose any unreasonable risk during the wood treatment industry's voluntary transition to preservative alternatives over the next two years.

Bring spring home year-round

Spring is perhaps the most eagerly anticipated season as people look forward to warmer temperatures, melting snow, budding trees and longer days. If spring isn't coming fast enough for you, or if you'd like it to seem like spring every day in your house, here are some ways to bring the fresh feel of the season indoors all year long.

The conversation piece for any room

Sectional sofas add flexibility and elegance to any room

Inspect again before closing

Home experts urge buyers to inspect once for the contract, then again just prior to closing

Top ten painting tips

Considered by most interior design experts to be the quickest, easiest and least expensive way to change the appearance of a room, painting becomes significantly more user-friendly when you follow these simple guidelines.

Minor enhancements can add major improvements

When buying a new home, homeowners can pick and choose from various home styles. Unfortunately, unless youíre building, there will be some compromise on the design of your home.

Give your home a do-it-yourself facelift with new wood floors

After another winter's worth of wear and tear, has your flooring reached the point of no return? Or perhaps you're just ready for a change. Either way, bringing the beauty of wood flooring into your home is a great way to instantly change the look of a room.

Home accessories: It's the small touches that make the biggest impact

What do your favorite Hollywood actress and your bathroom have in common?

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