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7 for 75 Speaker Series Presents Rhett Johnson

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Rhett Johnson served as the director of the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center managed by the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences. Additionally, he co-founded of The Longleaf Alliance where he held positions as its president and board member. He has also served as chair of the Southeastern Society of American Foresters and president of the Alabama Wildlife Federation.

Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University in wildlife biology and a master’s in forest management from Clemson University. His professional interests and expertise include threatened and endangered species, multiple-use forest management, wildlife management, fire ecology, and longleaf pine management and restoration.

The event is open to the public via Zoom and will be live-streamed via the school’s Facebook page.

The “7 for 75 Speaker Series” features distinguished alumni and industry leaders representing an array of forestry, wildlife and natural resource fields and enterprises who will cover a wide range of topics, from land management to current and future technology to stakeholder engagement.