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Here's a Taste of What We Have Planned
for Ya'll

It's only a start, but more is coming!

Welcome to the "Reunion at the Cradle" webpage!  The first Southern-hosted National Forest Service Retirees Reunion will held on September 24 to 28, 2018 in Asheville, NC.

The Southern Forest Service Retirees Association (SFSRA) is thrilled to host the Forest Service Retirees and help them experience the unique ties of our Forests to the Southern Appalachians.

This web page is intended to be a helpful and growing source of information for Reunion Registration, Crown Plaza lodging Reservations, travel and overall information about the Reunion Program and Committees.

As this web page evolves, we hope to share with you more information about the history, resources and culture of the Southern Appalachians, the Cradle of Forestry, Pisgah National Forest, the Biltmore Estate, Asheville and the unique natural resources of one of the most biologically diverse regions of the nation.

SFSRA is thankful for the support and permission of the National Museum of Forest Service History (NMFSH) to host this 2018. SFSRA is an affiliate of NMFSH, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization.

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Some Quick Facts:

Q: When is the Reunion?

A: The Reunion will be from September 24-28, 2018.

Q: Where will the Reunion be held?

A: At the Crown Plaza Resort just outside of downtown Asheville. Reservation for the hotel will be available in October 2017.

Q: When Can I Register?

A: Registration for the reunion is anticipated to begin in the spring of 2017.

Q: How much will it cost?

A: The registration fee will be determined soon, so be sure to check back with us to find out more!