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NIFA: Overview of Carbon Credit Programs

  • 25 Jan 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Stockton Public Library

This meeting was originally scheduled for Tuesday, January 11th, but has been postponed to Tuesday, January 25th, due to resource constraints.  The meeting should be available via Zoom as well and that information will be posted here before the meeting.


The Northwest Illinois Forestry Association will host Forestry Consultant John Schroeder for its Tuesday, January 25th, 7:00 pm meeting at the Stockton Public Library, 140 W Benton, Stockton.  Mr. Schroeder will present Carbon Credits for timber areas. He is working through the process for the New Melleray Abbey and has spoken with many of the players selling these credits. The Abbey is currently weighing the options.

Mr. Schroeder has a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry from Colorado State University.  While attending the University, he participated in forest projects for the State of Colorado, the Federal government, and Boy Scouts of America.  Post graduation, Mr. Schroeder became involved with timber sale preparation and forest management in Northern California. He is currently full-time Forest Manager for New Melleray Abbey’s timberlands near Peosta, IA.  

There will be a brief NIFA business meeting to finalize the 2022 agenda before Mr. Schroeder’s presentation.   

Schroeder for its Tuesday, February 12
th
, 7:00 pm meeting at the Stockton Public
Library, 140 W Benton, Stockton. Mr. Schroeder has a Bachelor’s Degree in
Forestry from Colorado State University. While attending the University, he
participated in forest projects for the State of Colorado, the Federal government,
and Boy Scouts of America. Post graduation, Mr. Schroeder became involved with
timber sale preparation and forest management in Northern California. He will
speak on his experiences there, including his proximity to the devastating 2018
wildfires. He will also talk about his new position as dedicated Forest Manager for
New Melleray Abbey’s timberlands near Peosta, IA.
There will be a brief NIFA business meeting to finalize the 2019 agenda before
Mr. Schroeder’s presentation. The public is welcome to attend and learn more
about forestry in northwestern Illinois. A special invitation is extended to young
people interested in forestry and the opportunities it can provide in our area and
throughout the nation. More information about NIFA can be found at
Schroeder for its Tuesday, February 12
th
, 7:00 pm meeting at the Stockton Public
Library, 140 W Benton, Stockton. Mr. Schroeder has a Bachelor’s Degree in
Forestry from Colorado State University. While attending the University, he
participated in forest projects for the State of Colorado, the Federal government,
and Boy Scouts of America. Post graduation, Mr. Schroeder became involved with
timber sale preparation and forest management in Northern California. He will
speak on his experiences there, including his proximity to the devastating 2018
wildfires. He will also talk about his new position as dedicated Forest Manager for
New Melleray Abbey’s timberlands near Peosta, IA.
There will be a brief NIFA business meeting to finalize the 2019 agenda before
Mr. Schroeder’s presentation. The public is welcome to attend and learn more
about forestry in northwestern Illinois. A special invitation is extended to young
people interested in forestry and the opportunities it can provide in our area and
throughout the nation. More information about NIFA can be found at

For questions, inquiries, or membership applications:

Mail: NIFA, 2303 West Cording Road, Galena, IL  61036

Email: info@nifatrees.org

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