Annual Meeting

2024 Annual Walnut Council Meeting


July 28-30

Springfield, Ohio

Please join us for the 2024 Walnut Council Annual Meeting in Springfield, Ohio! Can’t attend the entire event? Consider coming for a day or two, daily rates are available.

The program includes a Sunday dinner and landowner show and tell where members share their successes and what they have learned, Monday all day field tour to learn and see demonstrations of hardwood forest and plantation management, banquet Monday night, and Tuesday indoor program with expert presentations, roundtable discussions, and an industry panel. This year there will be no Wednesday program.

Meeting information packet(summary, agenda, field tour overview, registration form) (PDF)


Register for the meeting

Locations and Transportation

Sunday: Young's Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs
Monday evening/Tuesday: Hollenbeck-Bayley Creative Arts & Conference Center
Group hotel: Comfort Suites, 121 Raydo Circle, Springfield, OH

Optional shuttle buses will be available for Sunday and Monday events.

Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel rooms are at Comfort Suites Springfield, 121 Raydo Circle. Call 937-322-0707 by June 27 to book at the special “Walnut Council” group rate of $100 + tax per night ($5 extra person charge) or book online at are restaurants within walking distance.

For information on camping, other hotels, restaurants, shopping, parks, trails, and nature areas in Springfield, see


Meeting sponsorships help keep registration costs down and can be an effective advertising for individuals, organizations, and companies who promote the culture, growth, and utilization of high value hardwoods. Sponsors will be recognized by signage at the meeting and in the Walnut Council Bulletin and in the registration packet. Contact Liz Jackson by phone at 765-496-5013 or by e-mail at

Make a donation to sponsor the meeting

This program will been reviewed for professional CFE credits by the Society of American Foresters. TBD based on agenda.

Questions? Call 765-496-5013 or email