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2022 Redwood Region Logging Conference Program Highlights

(Events and times subject to change)

 

THURSDAY  -  March 17, 2022

 

9:00 AM    EDUCATION DAY                                     

Over 1,000 school students will visit the Logging Conference from classes in Humboldt County. Students will cheer the College Lumberjack Show, Wild Things, and Historical Exhibits.  Bus transportation will be sponsored by the Logging Conference Education Fund and volunteer Tour Guides will escort the teachers and students to each one of the Educational Stations.

Sponsored by: GE & Company

                        Women in Timber

                        Green Diamond Resource Co.

                       Johns' Group, LLC

                       Sierra Pacific Industries

                       Tunzi Ranch

                       McLean Foundation

9:00 AM   GOLF TOURNAMENT

     Teams of FOUR:   Price  $400

      Individuals:         Price  $100

The RRLC Annual Golf Tournament Scramble will be held at the Baywood Golf & Country Club Course on Thursday. The tournament will start at 9:00 and lunch will be served at noon.  Call the RRLC Office - register at www.rrlc.net

Sponsored by:  Conrad Forest Products

                         GR Sundberg

                         RDO Equipment Co.

                

9:30 - 11:30 AM   PRO LOGGER RISK MANAGEMENT - Red Lion Inn, Registration required.

1:00 - 5:00 PM     PRO LOGGER FIRST AID   -  Red Lion Inn, Registration required.

12:00 Noon   MURAL AWARDS

Education Day students will gather at the Grandstands for the RRLC Mural Contest awards.

Sponsored byCalifornia Women in Timber

                         Northern Aggregates

 

5:30 PM   THURSDAY NIGHT BEER & WINE GALA    Price:  $50

The Beer & Wine Tasting Gala will include a BBQ Tri Tip Dinner and Oysters.  A complimentary beer or wine glass will be included.  Chainsaw Carvings will be auctioned to benefit RRLC Ed. Programs. 

Sponsored by:  Shuster's Transportation

                         C&K Johnson Industries

                         Mendes Supply

                         Contech Engineered Solutions,

                         Lumber Packaging

                         Eureka Freightiner

                         Redwoods Forest Products

 

FRIDAY  -  March 18, 2022

8:30 AM   GIN FIZZ BREAKFAST

RRLC Members Only                     Price   $40

The Annual Gin Fizz & Moose Milk Breakfast officially kicks off the business portion of the Conference.  The  The RRLC Scholarship Awards will be presented at the breakfast including the Emanuel Fritz Memorial, Holmgren Memorial, RRLC Recognition and the Jere Melo Memorial Scholarship.

Sponsored byBedliners Plus

                         Tri Counties Bank

 

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM     PROLOGGER CLASSES

Four ProLogger Classes will be offered on Friday starting at 11:00 AM thru 3:00 PM. Topics include: CHP Updates for 2022, Forest Regulations and Legislative Updates, Underwriters and Lawyers as well as Safety when using a Medical Helicopter to transport an injured worker..   Each class will offer 2 ProLogger Credits from Associated California Loggers.                                                  

Sponsored by:  Associated California Loggers & RRLC

 

12:00 NOON    HIGH SCHOOL FORESTRY COMPETITION       

The High School Forestry Competition is in its 27th year at the Redwood Region Logging Conference.  Events in this contest will be held at the Fairgrounds and will test the skills and knowledge needed by resource professionals in the forest products industry.  Pre-registration is required. 

Sponsored byFord Logging, Inc.

                        C.W. Wood Products

                        Schmidbaure Lumber

                        US Bank

                  

12:30 TO 2:30 PM       RRLC CAREER DAY       

Career Day will feature opportunities for local High School Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and College students to learn more about the exciting opportunities in the Forest Products Industry.  Pre-registration is required. Contact the RRLC Office at (707) 443-4091 or website:  www.rrlc.net

Sponsored by:  GE & Company

                         North Fork Lumber Co.

                         Peterson CAT

                         The Conservation Fund

                         Mendocino County Farm Bureau

FRIDAY EVENING BANQUET at Arcata Community Center

6:00 PM  COCKTAIL SOCIAL

7:00 PM   BANQUET & AUCTION

     Price per person:  $100

     Reserved Table of 8:  $800

     Special Table of 8: $1,300 (Includes a Redwood Logger's Raffle packet)

You will not forget the experience of attending the 83rd Anniversary BANQUET of the 2022 Logging Conference.  The Sawdust Bowl & Banquet, Auction and Raffle will be held at the Arcata Community Center.  The event includes announcement of the RRLC 2022 Achievement Award & Shining Star.  The 2022 Slide Show, and the Education Auction & “Loggers Raffle.”  Seating is limited - presale ticket required.

Sponsored by:  Redwood Empire Sawmill

                         North Coast Resource Management

                       

Wine Provided by:  American AgCredit

                                                                      

 

SATURDAY  -  March 19, 2022

                    

11:00 AM   PORTABLE SAWMILL   EXHIBITION

The RRLC presents the West Coast Portable Sawmill Exhibition as well as Firewood Processing Equipment. Vendors from around the country will demonstrate their products and mill lumber auctioned off at the annual Timberman’s Banquet & Auction.

Sponsored byReuser

                         Meyer Land Clearing, Inc.

                         Trinity River Lumber

                         Lumber Packaging

11:30 AM     LADIES LUNCHEON        Price: $50                                 

Join your Timber Industry Women friends for this once-a-year celebration!  The day will include a wonderful lunch at Old Growth Cellars with Wine Tasting and Spirits from Humboldt Craft Spirits of Eureka.  Social starts at 11:30, lunch at Noon.  The 2022 Shining Star will be honored for her years of contribution to the forest products industry.  This will be a very memorable event that you won’t want to miss.  

Sponsored by Harvest Market

                         Bedliners Plus

                         Jacobszoon & Associates

                         Humboldt County Farm Bureau

                         Trucut Custom Milling

NOON    LOG LOADER COMPETITION

Participants in the Log Loading competition must be currently employed by an established logging company.  The event will take place at the Fairgrounds and individuals must pre-register with the RRLC Office at (707) 443-4091.

Sponsored by:  Bettendorf Trucking

                         Morris Logging

                         Redwood Timber Co.

                         Parmeter Logging

                         Loggers Association of Northern California

                     

4:00 PM      THREE PRIZE DRAWING     

The Redwood Region Logging Conference is offering a raffle with THREE chances to win three different prizes.  Following are the items to be raffled:

                   1.  Christensen Arms - Mesa Cal. Bronze Cerakote Bolt Action

                   2.  Kimber 1911 Caliber and Specific Model TBA

                   3.  Night Stay, Dinner and $50 Play Money at Bear River Casino Resort

 

Tickets for this raffle can be purchased from any one of the RRLC Board of Directors or at the Conference Registration Desk.  The raffle supports the Natural Resource Education programs and you need NOT be present to win.  Tickets are $10.00 each or 15 for $100.  The drawing will be held at 4:00 PM at the Main Exhibit Hall on Saturday, March 19, 2022. 

                                                                                                               

 

Continuing Events:

 

SHOW 'N SHINE

A display of TRUCKS will showcase the best of the best in the Show 'N Shine contest.  Owners must pre-register and vehicles will on display in the Vendor Parking Lot at the Fairgrounds from Thursday morning until Saturday afternoon.  Cash Prizes and trophies will be awarded to the winner on Friday afternoon.

Sponsored byParmeter Logging

                        Johns' Group, LLC

                                  

EQUIPMENT SHOW           FREE

See the largest Logging Equipment show in the State of California.  Vendors from all around the country bring Logging Equipment to be viewed by forest professionals and the general public.  Exhibits include heavy equipment for all types of logging operations, supporting industry, and professional organizations.

 

LUMBERJACK & JILL SHOW           FREE

The Lumberjack & Jill Show is an exciting adventure providing a blend of sports, history, and comedy.  This year the Redwood Region Logging Conference has partnered with the Humboldt State University Logging Sports Team as well as other college teams to provide this entertaining, exciting, and educational production.

Sponsored by:   Green Diamond Resource Co.

                       

 

                   

CONSERVATION AMBASSADORS WILDLIFE SHOW          FREE

Wild Things educates students of all ages about wildlife and their environment.  This interactive and thought-provoking program is a celebration of native California wildlife and animal habitats.  Wild Things, Inc. will share real animals and teach the audience about wildlife. They take great pride in offering a sanctuary to many animals that can no longer survive in the wild and their health and future is provided by the organization. 

Sponsored byHumboldt Redwood Company

                         Mendocino Redwood Company

                         Greenwood Land Development

HISTORICAL DISPLAYS          FREE

Come ride the historical locomotive and view the steam donkeys as well as other antique logging equipment at the fairgrounds.  This incredible display of equipment from our past will show you how logging operations were conducted over 100 years ago.

Sponsored by:   Mercer-Fraser Company

                         Johns' Group, LLC

PORTABLE SAWMILL EXHIBITION           FREE

The RRLC presents the West Coast Portable Sawmill Exhibition as well as Firewood Processing Equipment.  Vendors from around the country will demonstrate their products and mill lumber auctioned off at the annual Timberman's Banquet & Auction.

Sponsored byReuser

                         Meyer Land Clearing, Inc.

                         Trinity River Lumber

                         Lumber Packaging

                         

                    

RRLC INVITATIONAL CHAINSAW CARVING CONTEST          FREE

This contest is open to selected Professional West Coast Chainsaw Carvers.    The sculptures will be created each day and will be auctioned to the highest bidder at each evening’s events. The large carvings will be auctioned Friday evening at the Timberman’s Banquet at the Fairgrounds.  Prize money will be awarded to the winning carvers.

Sponsored byBailey's

                         Harbers Insurance Agency

                         Mad River Lumber

                         Redwood Timber Company LLC

                      

 

 

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